Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. announced on July 24th that it started construction of Hitachi LNG Terminal. In the terminal, a non-elevated LNG storage tank with capacity of 230,000 KL will be built, which is the world's largest one. In addition, a large-sized jetty, 50,000 KL above ground LPG tank, three LNG vaporizers and tank truck loading facilities will be constructed and installed. The terminal is scheduled to go on stream in fiscal year 2015.|
Tokyo Gas signed sale and purchase agreement with Ibaragi prefectural government this June. Afterwards, it proceeded with necessary procedures for the land transfer and commenced bulk earthwork for the construction site.