Located in Northern Territory in Australia, the Ichthys LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Inpex. The terminal started operations in 2018 and is owned by Inpex, TotalEnergies, CPC, Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, The Kansai Electric Power, Toho Gas, Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings, and Chubu Electric Power.

The Ichthys LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from Ichthys LNG Project field.

With two trains, the Ichthys terminal has an LNG production capacity of 8.9Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to increase to 9.3Mtpa by 2030.

Approximately 93.48% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 8.32Mtpa.

Ichthys liquefaction plant is undergoing expansion, which will increase the capacity of the facility by 0.4Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Ichthys liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $335m.

About Inpex

Inpex Corp (Inpex) is an integrated energy company. It explores for, develops and produces oil and natural gas from its assets in domestic and international regions. The company markets crude oil, condensate, natural gas, and LNG. It has working interest in various upstream projects in Asia and Oceania, Eurasia, the Middle East and Africa, and Americas. The company owns and operates liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and natural gas pipeline in Japan. Inpex also focuses on renewable energy through geothermal and solar power generation. The company offers investments and lending services to other oil and gas companies. Inpex is headquartered in Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.


Information on the terminal is sourced from GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, LNG liquefaction terminals globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.