Toscana LNG Terminal

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Toscana LNG Terminal, also referred to as Livorno LNG Terminal, is an LNG terminal off the coast of Livorno Province, Italy.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the terminal, 22km off the coast of Livorno Province, Tuscany Region.

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Background

Toscana LNG Terminal is a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) regasification terminal off the coast of Livorno Province, Italy. The terminal is owned by a consortion of Italy's Iren Group (49.1%), Germany's Uniper (formerly part of E.ON) (48.2%), and Norway's Golar LNG (2.7%). It is a converted former LNG carrier ship, the "Golar Frost". Conversion work was conducted by Saipem in Dubai, and began June 2009.[1][2] The unit arrived in Tuscany in July 2013, received its first cargo in October 2013, and entered into commercial operations in January 2014.[3][4][5]

Project Details

  • Owner: OLT Offshore LNG Toscana SpA
  • Parent: Iren Group (49.1%), Uniper (48.2%), Golar LNG (2.7%)
  • Location: 22 km off the coast of Livorno Province, Tuscany Region, Italy
  • Coordinates: 43.644444, 9.988889 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 2.7 mtpa[6]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2014

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day

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References

  1. OLT Offshore LNG Toscana website, accessed July 2017.
  2. Livorno LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017.
  3. FSRU Toscana Arrives in Italy, LNG World News, 1 Aug. 2013.
  4. GNL Livorno, primo gas in rete, SNAM press release, 8 Oct. 2013.
  5. First floating LNG platform begins commercial operations, Port Technology, 13 Jan. 2014.
  6. 2019 World Gas Report International Gas Union, accessed August 2019

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