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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Excelerate Energy L.P., ENARSA S.A. and YPF S.A.
  • Website:
  • Location: Puerto Escobar, Argentina
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: Planned

Brief Description

  • The year-round facility will accommodate an Excelerate Energy 150,900m³ Energy Bridge Regasification Vessel (EBRV®) receiving and regasifying LNG cargos via conventional LNG carriers utilizing Excelerate Energy’s proven Ship to Ship Transfer (STS) process alongside the jetty.

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 150,900m³ floating storage
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: 500 MMcf/d
  • Constructor: In addition to providing basic engineering and design support, Excelerate will provide modular equipment and process control components based on its proven GasPort technology.
  • Licensor: Excelerate

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The Escobar facility is was completed in May 2011

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers: The terminal has direct access to the Buenos Aires region and Argentina’s natural gas grid


  • 2010 - Contract signed for facility
  • 2011 - Ypf S.A., Enarsa And Excelerate Energy Inaugurate The Opening Of Argentina’s Second LNG Import Facility
  • 2011 - Excelerate performs the 200th Ship-to-Ship Transfer of LNG at the facility

Other Information

  • The facility only took nine months to develop from construction start to in-service – on schedule and just in time for the peak winter months. With relatively low capital investment – permit and construct at a fraction of the cost of a traditional onshore LNG terminal

Relevant Links

  1. Excelerate Energy announces the signing of a Term Sheet for a new LNG Import Project at Escobar, Argentina
  2. Ypf S.A., Enarsa And Excelerate Energy Inaugurate The Opening Of Argentina’s Second LNG Import Facility
  3. Excelerate Energy Performs 200th Ship-to-Ship Transfer of LNG
  4. Excelerate Energy Performs 700th Ship-to-Ship Transfer of LNG

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