Located in West Papua in Indonesia, the Tangguh LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by BP Berau. The terminal started operations in 2009 and is owned by BP, China National Offshore Oil , Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National, Mitsubishi , Inpex , JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration , Sojitz , Sumitomo , and Mitsui.

The Tangguh LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from Tangguh field.

With two trains, the Tangguh terminal has an LNG production capacity of 7.6Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to increase to 11.4Mtpa by 2030.

Approximately 132.5% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 10.07Mtpa.

Tangguh liquefaction plant is undergoing expansion, which will increase the capacity of the facility by 3.8Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Tangguh liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $800m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

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

Design/FEED: Chiyoda, Eni , JGC Holdings, KBR , PT Indika Energy.

Main EPC: Chiyoda, Eni, PT Indika Energy, PT Suluh Ardhi Engineering.

EPC: Daewoo Engineering & Construction, McConnell Dowell .


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.