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October 7, 2021

Oman LNG Liquefaction Terminal, Oman

By Carmen

Located in Ash Sharqiyah in Oman, the Oman LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Oman LNG. The terminal started operations in 2000 and is owned by Royal Dutch Shell, TotalEnergies, Mitsubishi, Mitsui, PTT Public, Korea Gas, Itochu, SK Innovation, and others.



The Oman LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from the following fields – Block 6 Non-Associated Gas, and Khazzan

With two trains, the Oman terminal has an LNG production capacity of 7.1Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to increase to 8.1Mtpa by 2030.

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Approximately 107.04% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 7.6Mtpa.



Oman liquefaction plant is undergoing expansions, which will increase the capacity of the facility by 1Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Oman liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $308.75m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming expansion at the Oman LNG liquefaction plant include the following.

Design/FEED: KBR.

Main EPC: Baker Hughes.

About Oman LNG


Oman LNG LLC (Oman LNG) operates as an oil and gas company that produces and sells liquefied natural gas and by-products. The company’s products include natural gas liquids and liquefied natural gas. It stores, transports, liquefies, and markets natural gas. Oman LNG also operates three liquefaction trains at its site in Qalhat and transports LNG through its insulated storage tanks and cryogenic facilities. The company’s liquefaction plant is located on the coast at Qalhat near Sur in the South Sharqiyah Governorate. Oman LNG is headquartered in Muscat, Oman.


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.

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