UK's Dragon LNG begins operations

The UK’s 4.4 million-tonne/year Dragon LNG terminal at Milford Haven, South Wales, has recently completed commissioning and begun commercial operations (OGJ Online, July 2, 2009).

Warren R. True
OGJ Chief Technology Editor-LNG/Gas Processing Editor

HOUSTON, Sept. 2 -- The UK’s 4.4 million-tonne/year Dragon LNG terminal at Milford Haven, South Wales, has recently completed commissioning and begun commercial operations (OGJ Online, July 2, 2009).

Commissioning formally began on July 14 with arrival of BG Group LNG’s the 145,000-cu m carrier Methane Lydon Volney. BG Group holds a 50% interest in the terminal with Petronas (30%) and 4Gas (20%).

BG Group (50%) and Petronas (50%) also have agreements governing capacity rights for a 20-year term, allowing them each 2.2 million tpy of throughput.

Contact Warren R. True at warrent@ogjonline.com.

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