Costa Azul LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: Two full-containment storage tanks (2 x 160,000 cubic meters)
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: 1 bcf/d
  • Constructor:
    • Techint SA de CV of Mexico
    • Black & Veatch of Kansas City, Mo.
    • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Tokyo
    • Vinci Construction Grands Projects of France
    • Freyssinet: LNG Tank post-tensioning


  • 2004 - Sempra LNG announced the signing of a 20-year sales-and-purchase agreement with BP and its Tangguh LNG partners for 500 million cubic feet of natural gas a day.
  • 2005 - Sempra LNG announced the award of engineering, construction and procurement contracts for Energía Costa Azul.
  • 2005 - Sempra LNG was awarded a 15-year natural gas supply contract by Mexico's state-owned electrical utility, Comisíon Federal de Electricidad (CFE).
  • 2008 - the Al Safliya, a 210,000 cubic meter ship, brought the first LNG cargo from Qatar used to successfully cool down the terminal.

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

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Relevant Links

  1. Freyssinet LNG Tank References
  2. Energía Costa Azul LNG Terminal
  3. Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract For Mexico LNG Receipt Terminal

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