General – Dutch LNG Terminal
State-owned energy network operator Gasunie and storage specialist Vopak entered into a principle agreement whereby Vopak will acquire 50% of the shares in EemsEnergyTerminal.
This transaction will be subject to a number of conditions, including the approval from the competition authorities. The transaction is targeted to be completed latest by 1 October 2023.
The LNG terminal has been operational since 15 September 2022 and has a regas capacity of 8 billion cubic meters per year. The partners will explore to increase the capacity further.
This agreement highlights the commitment of Gasunie and Vopak to jointly develop and operate open access LNG infrastructure in the Netherlands and contribute to the energy security of Europe.