Sabine Pass LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • With a total send-out capacity of 4.0 Bcf/d and 16.8 Bcf of storage capacity the Sabine Pass terminal is the largest receiving terminal, by regasification capacity, in the world

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
    • Phase I: Three 160,000 cubic meter storage tanks
    • Phase II: Two 160,000 cubic meter storage tanks
  • Unloading capacity: Two unloading docks capable of handling ships of up to 250,000 cubic meters
  • Send out capacity: 4 Bcf/d
  • Constructor:
    • Bechtel executed a Lump Sum Turnkey Agreement for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC)
    • Consortium of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Zachry Construction constructed tanks for both phases

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

Suppliers / Customers

History

  • 2004 - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the project
  • 2004 - Bechtel awarded EPC contract for Phase I
  • 2005 - Consortium of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Zachry Construction awarded tank contracts
  • 2006 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Zachry Construction awarded phase II tank contracts
  • 2008 - Terminal operations start
  • 2009 - Phase II operations start
  • 2010 - Export terminal project launched

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Relevant Links

  1. Cheniere Energy Awards Construction Turnkey Contract to Bechtel Corporation
  2. Commission approves LNG terminal near Port Arthur, Texas
  3. MHI Receives Order for Two LNG Tanks From Cheniere Energy of the U.S.
  4. Cheniere's Celestine River Sails from Nigeria with Cool Down Cargo for Sabine Pass
  5. Cheniere Announces Opening of Sabine Pass Terminal

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