- Ownership: Kitimat LNG (Apache / Chevron)
- Website: http://www.kitimatlngfacility.com/
- Location: Bish Cove near the Port of Kitimat, BC, Canada
- Capacity: 3.5-5.0 million tons/annum
- Status: Planned
- The Kitimat LNG Terminal is a liquefaction and export facility
- Kitimat LNG Terminal will include marine on-loading, LNG storage, natural gas delivery, liquefaction and LNG send-out facilities.
- Storage capacity: Two 210,000 m3 LNG storage tanks (approximately 8.9 Bcf of natural gas) with potential future expansion to three tanks
- KBR: Front End Engineering and Design (FEED)
- Fluor / JGC: Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)
Ongoing Projects/Project Status
- Kitimat LNG Inc. expects to the FID for Kitimat LNG Terminal train 1 in 2012,
- Commercial operation beginning at the end of 2016
- Kitimat LNG received its Provincial Environmental Certificate for the liquefaction terminal in December 2008 and the Federal Environmental Certificate in January 2009.
- the FEED for the project has been awarded in March 2011
Suppliers / Customers
- Suppliers: The terminal will take delivery of gas via a pipeline lateral, approximately 15 kilometres long, from the Pacific Trail Gas Pipelines, which will be connected to the existing Spectra Energy’s West Coast Energy Gas Pipeline.
- The terminal offers a short route to important Asian customers
- Gas Natural, based in Spain, had tentatively agreed to buy 30% of the production from the terminal, while Korea Gas Corp had expressed interest in an additional 40%. However, these are MOUs, not purchase agreements
- 2006 - Kitimat LNG Terminal received its environmental assessment certificate from the BC Environmental Assessment Agency and was granted federal environmental approval for a regasification terminal.
- 2008 - Kitimat LNG received its Provincial Environmental Certificate
- 2009 - Kitimat LNG received its Federal Environmental Certificate
- 2011 - The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) announced that it will hold a public hearing to consider an application submitted by KM LNG Operating General Partnership (KM LNG) for a 20-year licence to export natural gas in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
- 2011 - Kitimat LNG partners awarded KBR the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for the facility
- 2011 - Encana acquires a 30% interest in the project
- 2011 - The National Energy Board grants a 20 year export licence to the project
- 2012 - Chevron acquires Encana & EOG's share of the project
- 2013 - Chevron acquisition completed
- 2014 - Fluor and JGC Awarded EPC Contract
- 2014 - Apache announces sale of stake to Woodside
- The terminal was originally concieved of as a regasification terminal.
- If completed it will be Canada's first LNG export terminal
- Haisla Members Approve LNG Lease
- Kitimat LNG Terminal Project Update
- Kitimat LNG files application to export gas, still looking for buyers
- JGC LNG Tank References
- Hearing Scheduled to Consider Application for License to Export Liquefied Natural Gas
- KITIMAT LNG PARTNERS AWARD KBR THE FEED CONTRACT FOR LNG PROJECT
- Encana to acquire 30 percent interest in proposed Kitimat, B.C. liquefied natural gas export development
- Kitimat LNG To Purchase Eurocan Industrial Site
- NEB grants 20-year export licence to KM LNG
- Chevron Subsidiary Acquires Operating Interest in Western Canada LNG Project
- Apache, Chevron Complete Chevron Canada's Entry Into Kitimat LNG
- Fluor and JGC Awarded EPC Contract for Kitimat LNG Project
- Apache Corporation announces the sale of Wheatstone and Kitimat LNG projects to Woodside Petroleum Limited
- Apache Completes Sale Of Kitimat LNG