The Terminal has a process capacity of 15.6 Million Tons Per Annum (MTPA), equivalent to delivery of about 21 billion cubic metres (bcm) per annum of gas into the National Transmission System.
The Commercial structure of South Hook LNG Terminal is shown below.
South Hook Gas Company Ltd, a UK Joint Venture of Qatar Petroleum (70%) and ExxonMobil Qatargas (ll) Trading Company Limited (30%), purchased 100% of primary capacity at South Hook LNG Terminal under a Terminal Capacity Agreement. South Hook Gas’ management of the import capacity is separate to the operation of the Terminal, which is owned and operated by South Hook LNG Terminal Company Ltd.
As Base User, South Hook Gas Company has acquired all primary capacity rights at the Terminal and is the first point of contact for LNG suppliers seeking to access secondary capacity of the Terminal. A party may also become an Additional User at the Terminal and participate in 'Use It or Lose It' (UIOLI) capacity auctions.
For Energy Market information or REMIT (Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency) notices, visit the South Hook LNG Bulletin Board.
Parties seeking access to Secondary Terminal Capacity at the South Hook LNG Terminal would be advised to refer to the Guidance Document which describes in detail:
The Guidance Document also sets out the process by which a party may become an Additional User at the Terminal and provides details on how to participate in a UIOLI capacity auction, should an Additional User decide to access secondary Terminal Capacity in this way. A copy of the Confidentiality Agreement can be found here.
Parties interested in becoming an Additional User at the Terminal should contact:
South Hook LNG Terminal Company Ltd
Telephone: +44 (0) 1437 782066