Adriatic Rovigo LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Terminale GNL Adriatico Srl, commonly known as Adriatic LNG
    • Qatar Terminal Limited (45%) - a Qatar Petroleum subsidiary
    • ExxonMobil Italiana Gas (45%) – an ExxonMobil subsidiary
    • Edison (10%).
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  • Location: Porto Viro
  • Capacity: million tons/annum , 8 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year
  • Status: In Operation

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: Two LNG storage tanks, each with a capacity of 125,000 cubic meters
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: 775 million cubic feet of natural gas per day
  • Constructors
    • Dragados Offshore:
      • Modular fabrication of the regasification terminal and all auxiliary structures
      • Integration of both the storage tanks and all modules on the GBS
    • The concrete LNG storage caisson was built by ACCIONA Infrastructure
    • Aker Kvaerner and Skanska's Norwegian subsidiary provided engineering and project management services
    • Emtunga: Living Quarters and Maintenance Building
  • Freyssinet: LNG Tank post-tensioning

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • In operation

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Qatar Gas
  • Customers:
    • 80% of the terminal’s regasification capacity (equal to 6.4 billion cubic meters a year) will be reserved for Edison.
    • The remaining 20% will be available to market operators


  • 2004 - Aker Kvaerner awarded front-end engineering design (FEED) contract
  • 2004 - Aker Kvaerner awarded detailed design and planning contract
  • 2005 - Exxon & QP acquired majority of the project
  • 2008 - LNG storage caisson leaves Algeciras Bay for the Adriatic Sea
  • 2009 - Terminal operations started

Other Information

  • The Adriatic LNG Terminal is the first ever offshore Gravity Based Structure (GBS) for unloading, storing and regasifying Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
  • The facility is located offshore of Porto Levante, in the northern Adriatic Sea, about 15 kilometers off the Veneto coastline, where it is set on the sea floor.

Relevant Links

  1. Freyssinet LNG Tank References
  2. Emtunga Offshore Platform References
  3. The rovigo LNG terminal
  4. Qatar Petroleum, Exxonmobil And Edison Announce Commencement Of Major Activities For Isola Di Porto Levante LNG Terminal
  5. ExxonMobil Announces First LNG Cargo at Adriatic Terminal
  6. Dragados Offshore successfully completes the ADRIATIC LNG project
  7. ACCIONA's LNG storage caisson leaves Algeciras Bay for the Adriatic Sea
  8. Contract for LNG terminal in the Adriatic Sea
  9. Contract for phase two in the Adriatic LNG terminal project

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