GlossaryLNG stands for Liquefied Natural Gas.
Import terminal is a facility that has the capability of accepting and storing LNG from overseas.
Export terminal is a facility that has the capability to liquefy and store natural gas so it can be loaded on to ships and sent overseas.
Liquefaction is the process of cooling natural gas to -260° Fahrenheit until it becomes a liquid.
Liquefaction plant is a facility that has the capability of cooling natural gas to form LNG. This is also called an LNG export facility.
Regasification is the process of warming (LNG) until it returns to its gaseous state.