Barcelona Lng Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Enagas
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  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: In Operation

Brief Description

  • Spain's oldest LNG terminal, Barcelona has 6 tanks

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 2* 40,000 m3 + 2 * 80,000 m3 + 2 * 150,000 m3 tanks
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: 1,950,000 m3(n)/h
  • Constructor:
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Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Nowadays, it is in execution stage the increase of the LNG storage capacity, which will involve the construction of two new tanks, each of 150,000 m3.
  • When the seventh tank is built, the plant’s oldest two 40,000 m3 tanks will be dismantled, and when the eighth tank is built, the 80,000 m3 tank will be dismantled.

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Algeria and Libya
  • Customers: The terminal feeds into the gas grid


  • 1969 - The terminal commenced operations with two tanks, each with a storage capacity of 40,000 m3
  • 1976 - The plant was enlarged, and a third tank (capacity 80,000 m3) was added.
  • 1981 - A second enlargement was performed during which another tank (also 80,000 m3) was added
  • 2005 - LNG storage capacity was increased with a fifth 150,000 m3 tank, and another similar tank was added in 2006
  • 2012 - One of the world’s largest LNG tankers offloaded at Barcelona

Other Information

  • The oldest LNG terminal is Spain

Relevant Links

  1. Terminal Webpage
  2. Gastech 2005 FW Iberia LNG CCGT integration
  3. One of the world’s largest methane tankers offloaded at Enagás’ regasification plant in Barcelona

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