Mejillones LNG Import Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: GNL Mejillones (GDF SUEZ, Codelco)
  • Website:
  • Location: North of Chile
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: In operation

Brief Description

  • The Terminal is rated regasification 5.5 million m3 per day of natural gas, thereby allowing power generation to 1,100 MW in the SING.
  • The terminal had the BW GDF SUEZ LNG carrier Brussels, which operated for a period of three years as a floating storage unit (FSU) and has a nominal capacity of 162,400 m3 of LNG (equivalent to 97.4 million m3 of natural gas)
  • Following the completion of the second tank, this was no longer necessary

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 175,000 M3 + 187,000 m3
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: 5.5 million m3 per day
  • Constructor:
    • Tractebel: Design of BOG Recondenser


  • 2008 - Contruction starts
  • 2010 - Terminal enters operations
  • 2014 - Second LNG tank completed

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The project was completed in July 2010

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers:

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Start of the LNG terminal construction at Mejillones
  2. Project Details from Hydrocarbon Technologies
  3. Start of the LNG terminal construction at Mejillones
  4. Opening of LNG Regasification Terminal Mejillones
  5. GDF SUEZ inaugurates on-shore LNG storage tank in Chile

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