Located in Sakhalin Oblast in Russia, the Sakhalin-2 LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Sakhalin Energy Investment. The terminal started operations in 2009 and is owned by Gazprom, Shell, Mitsui, and Mitsubishi.

The Sakhalin-2 LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from the following fields – Lunskoye South (Yuzhno-Lunskoye), Sakhalin 2 (Piltun-Astokhskoye &amp, Lunskoye), Sakhalin 3 (Kirinskoye South (Yuzhno-Kirinskoye)), and Sakhalin 3 (Kirinskoye)

With two trains, the Sakhalin-2 terminal has an LNG production capacity of 9.6Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to increase to 15Mtpa by 2030.

Approximately 114.58% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 11Mtpa.

Sakhalin-2 liquefaction plant is undergoing expansion, which will increase the capacity of the facility by 5.4Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Sakhalin-2 liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $2,695m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming expansion at the Sakhalin-2 LNG liquefaction plant include the following.

Design/FEED: Chiyoda.

About Sakhalin Energy Investment

Sakhalin Energy Investment Co Ltd (Sakhalin Energy) is an energy service provider, that offers transportation, processing, production, and marketing of crude oil and natural gas. The company’s products comprise natural gas, crude oil, and liquefied natural gas, among others. It owns and operates transsakhalin pipeline systems, booster station, onshore processing facility, oil export terminals, and liquefied natural gas plants. Sakhalin Energy offers development of Piltun-Astokhskoye oil field and the Lunskoye gas field off the north-eastern coast of Sakhalin. The company provides its products and solutions through its assets and two terminals in Sakhalin Oblast. Sakhalin Energy is headquartered in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.


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.