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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Kogas
  • Website:
  • Location: North-East of Korea
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: (In Operation / Planned / Under Construction)

Brief Description

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Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 12x200,000 m3 9% nickel containment LNG storage tanks
  • Unloading capacity: This terminal will have a berth capacity for 270,000 m3 LNG carriers
  • Send out capacity: 2,340 ton/h.
  • Constructor:
    • STX Construction received an order for the ‘Samcheok LNG Base Revetment and Site Preparation Works’amounting to approximately 127.3 billion won
    • Howden Thomassen: 2 Reciprocating Compressors
  • Licensor:

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Construction was initiated in early 2010
  • The start-up of the terminal is targeted for 2013

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers: The terminal is to provide gas to North-East of Korea


  • 2008 - Samcheok city, which is located on the East Coast, was finally selected as Korea’s fifth LNG terminal site
  • 2010 - Construction started

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Daelim Oil And Gas Projects
  2. Design of Samcheok LNG Receiving Terminal
  3. Kogas Presentation, Nov 2010
  4. STX Starts Smooth Sailing With New Orders in January 2010
  5. Korea to Construct its Fifth LNG Terminal in Samcheok
  6. Reciprocating Compressors for new LNG terminal

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