Damietta Segas LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: The plant is owned and run by SEGAS
    • Union Fenosa Gas (80%) (Eni and Union Fenosa each hold 50% of Union Fenosa Gas)
    • EGAS (Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, 10%)
    • EGPC (Egyptian General Petroleum Company, 10%).
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  • Location: Damietta, Egypt
  • Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum
  • Status: In Operation

Brief Description

  • The first LNG terminal to be opened in Egypt. It has a large capacity, and was designed to serve the European market.

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: two tanks, with a capacity of 150,000 cubic metres each
  • Constructor:
    • Chiyoda: FEED + Acid gas removal
    • Halliburton KBR, JGC Corporation, MW Kellogg and Tecnicas Reunidas SA: Engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning assistance services
    • Saipem: LNG Tanks Construction
  • Licensor: Air Products.


  • 2000 - BP Amoco and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) signed an agreement to build the terminal
  • 2001 - BP signed an LNG agreement with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation and Eni
  • 2001 - Turnkey contract for project awarded to JGC, KBR and Tecnicas Reunidas
  • 2004 - Terminal came on stream
  • 2004 - Supply agreement signed with BP

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: The Damietta plant is fuelled by the Egyptian national network with gas coming mainly from some offshore Mediterranean reservoirs in which the IEOC, Eni's Egyptian subsidiary, is a partner, and from other reservoirs run by BG/Petronas
  • Customers: The gas is being sent to Spain, where is it recieved at the Sagunto LNG Terminal and is fed to the grid.

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Plant – Damietta, ENI
  2. Damietta Brochure
  3. Gas Natural Fenosa Egypt
  4. Chiyoda LNG References
  5. Saipem LNG References
  6. JGC and Joint Venture Partners Awarded Egyptian LNG Project
  7. BP Amoco and EGPC in Two New Egypt Gas Projects
  8. BP Signs Egypt LNG Agreement
  9. BP Egypt Announces LNG Agreement

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