日本天然气分销商Hokkaido Gas于Ishikari终端新建设的20万千升级二号液化天然气储罐将自9月17日开始运营，并从另一储罐获得液化天然气。9月16日，公司表示：新储罐将使该终端的容量从18万千升上升到38万千升。储罐建设开始于2013年。6月，Hokkaido Electric Power表示其开始修建Hokkaido终端第四个储罐。储罐容量为23万千升，预计于2020年10月结束。该扩张将提高正在修建中的Ishikari Bay New Port发电厂运行灵活性。9月15日，Hokkaido Electric签订协议购买达33万公吨/年液化天然气。该公司同Kansai Electric Power签订自2018年4月开始为期十年的基础协议。
来自/Natural Gas World 9月16日消息 编译/孔艳坤 石油圈原创www.oilsns.com
Japanese gas distributors Hokkaido Gas’ newly built 200,000 kl No.2 LNG tank at Ishikari terminal will become operational on September 17 by receiving the first delivery of LNG from a tanker.In a statement issued September 16, the Japanese firm said the new tank will help expand the capacity at the terminal to 380,000 kl from 180,000 kl. The construction of the tank began in 2013.In June, Hokkaido Electric Power said it has started building the fourth storage tank at the terminal on Hokkaido. The tank will have a capacity of 230,000 kl and is expected to be complete by October 2020. The expansion, the company said, will be able to improve the operational flexibility of Ishikari Bay New Port power plant which is currently under construction. In September 2015, Hokkaido Electric signed agreements to buy up to 330,000 metric ton/yr of LNG. The utility signed basic agreements with Kansai Electric Power for 10 years from April 2018.