Shannon Lng Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Shannon LNG (Hess)
  • Website:
  • Location: Shannon Estuary, County Kerry, Ireland
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: Planned

Brief Description

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Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 2* 200,000 m3 tanks
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity:
  • Constructor: CB&I was awarded a pre-FEED contract
  • Licensor:

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The project is currently held up over issues relating to the costs of the inter-connector. All market participants are currently required to pay their share of the costs. However, as Shannon LNG will not actually use it, they have applied for a waiver

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers: Shannon LNG Limited proposes to construct a natural gas pipeline from the LNG terminal, to connect with the national gas grid approximately 26 kilometres east near Foynes, County Limerick.


  • 2007 - Planning application submitted
  • 2008 - The project received planning permission under the Strategic Infrastructure Act from An Bord Pleanála
  • 2009 - CB&I was awarded a pre-FEED contract

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Shannon LNG Booklet
  2. Arup, Shannon LNG Terminal, Shannon Estuary, County Kerry
  3. Shannon Pipeline
  4. Shannon LNG - Exemption Order from Regulated Third Party Access
  5. AWARD Contract notice - Utilities

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