LNG Canada Development Inc. filed an application with Canada’s National Energy Board for a license to export up to 24 million tons of LNG per annum (approximately 1180 Bcf/y) over a twenty-five year period from the proposed LNG terminal to be located near Kitimat.
LNG Canada is a joint venture comprised of Shell Canada , Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Mitsubishi and PetroChina.
The proposed LNG terminal will be comprised of a natural gas liquefaction plant, LNG storage, and marine loading facilities.
The liquefaction component will include four separate processing units (trains) each with an annual capacity of 6 MMl.
Train 1 is anticipated to start up in 2019, with Train 2 following six months later.
LNG World News Staff, July 30, 2012; Image: LNG Canada