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Marubeni, GDF SUEZ Work Together on LNG Terminal

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first_imgzoom Marubeni Corporation has reached agreement with GDF SUEZ (France) on the participation in the offshore LNG receiving terminal project in Uruguay.The agreement is for providing the LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) which GDF SUEZ, through its affiliate International Power S.A. (Belgium, IPSA) has been developing.This project consists of the construction of one of the world’s largest FSRUs about 2km offshore in the La Plata River near Montevideo and providing the LNG receiving, storage and regasification service for a period of 15 years from the commencement of commercial operation of the said FSRU.The Terminal Usage Agreement was executed on October 1 2013 between GNLS and Gas Sayago S.A. created by National Administration of Power Generation (UTE) and Transmission and National Administration of Fuels, Alcohol and Portland Cement (ANCAP) on a 50/50 basis.It is scheduled to commence commercial operation of the initial phase in July 2015.This is the first offshore LNG receiving terminal project in Uruguay and is also the first time in the world for not only Marubeni but also Japanese companies to participate in a project of this kind.Outline of the ProjectFSRU – Regasification Capacity:15 millions㎥/day; Storage Capacity:263,000㎥Breakwater – 1,500mJetty – Berthing and working for LNG carrier and FSRUJetty Top Side Facilities – Cryogenic arms to transfer LNG from LNG carrier to FSRU and high pressure gas arms for send out. March 17, 2014last_img read more

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