According to GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction Database, 8 announced and planned liquefaction terminals are expected to commence operations during 2023-2030. Of these, 3 planned terminals have identified development plans, while 5 are early-stage announced terminals that are undergoing conceptual studies and are expected to get development approval. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global LNG Liquefaction segment. Buy the latest LNG terminals profiles here.
Here are the five largest upcoming LNG liquefaction terminals in the Middle East by capacity in 2030, according to the latest information from GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction Database.
1. North Field East LNG
North Field East is a planned liquefaction terminal, located in Al Khor, Qatar. It will have a capacity of 32.0mtpa. It will be operated by Qatar Energy. The terminal is under construction and its expected start is in 2026. QatarEnergy, TotalEnergies, Shell, Exxon Mobil, ConocoPhillip, and Eni are the equity holders in the terminal. It is likely to use the process – AP-X, Air Products. Buy the profile here.
2. North Field South LNG
Located in Al Khor, Qatar, the North Field South liquefaction terminal is expected to commence operation in 2027. It is owned by ConocoPhillips, QatarEnergy, and TotalEnergies. North Field South is expected to start with a capacity of 16.0mtpa. The terminal will be operated by QatarEnergy. This announced terminal is currently in the FEED stage. The project is likely to use the process – AP-X, Air Products. Buy the profile here.
3. Fujairah LNG
Fujairah is an announced liquefaction terminal, located in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. It will have a capacity of 9.6mtpa. The terminal is in the FEED stage, and its expected start is in 2027. It will be operated by ADNOC Gas. Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, BP, Mitsui & Co, and TotalEnergies are the equity holders of the terminal. Buy the profile here.
4. Iran LNG
Iran is a planned terminal located in Bushehr, Iran, and is in the approval stage. It is expected to commence operation in 2026. The terminal is likely to start operation with a capacity of 5.0mtpa. Iran Liquefed Natural Gas Co is the operator of the project. This terminal is likely to use the process – MFC, Linde. Buy the profile here.
5. Leviathan Floating LNG
Located in the Mediterranean Sea, Israel, Leviathan Floating is an announced liquefaction terminal, which is expected to commence operation in 2028. This project, which is in the FEED stage, is likely to start with a capacity of 4.6mtpa. It will be operated by NewMed Energy and Chevron, Delek Group, and Ratio Energies are equity holders in the project. Buy the profile here.
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