Kogas Begins Commissioning Process At Three LNG Tanks Of Samcheok Terminal

Announced Date :  Mar 20, 2017


Kogas has begun the commissioning activities at three liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks of its Samcheok terminal located some 290 kilometers east of Seoul, lngworldnews.com reported.
According to the company, the commercial operations at first of the three 270,000-cbm Samcheok LNG storage tanks would begin in May 2017. The commissioning activities takes about two months for one LNG tank.

Construction work on the Samcheok terminal was started in 2010. The terminal will feature twelve storage tanks with a total storage capacity of 2.6 million cubic meters of LNG. It currently has nine 200,000-cbm storage tanks in operation.

The company imports around 96% of Korea’s LNG demand via its four LNG terminals, Incheon, Pyeongtaek, Tongyeong, and Samcheok.

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