Primary Capacity available from mid 2025

Primary capacity

We are the leading LNG importation terminal in the UK. Our world class facility delivers the highest standards of performance and services which are highly resilient, flexible and dependable.

All of the primary capacity at the terminal is fully contracted to our customers BP/Sonatrach, Centrica, Sonatrach, Total, Uniper and Ibrerdrola.

Open Season launch – your chance to secure capacity in one of the most exciting global LNG markets!

Grain LNG has launched an ‘Open Season’ offering primary capacity to the market from July 2025. This follows a very successful Expression of Interest (‘EOI’) exercise in the first half of 2019 which demonstrated a clear market appetite for expansion of the Terminal.  Read the Open Season Notice which provides details on:

  • The Grain LNG terminal
  • The services on offer as part of this Open Season
  • The process and timeline
  • How to take part and submit bids

Open Season Timeline:

Following requests from market participants we have agreed to extend the Phase 1 consultation phase from the 10th of January to the 31st January.  As a result the final terms and conditions will now be issued on the 13th March (from the 10th February) with the deadline for submission of binding bids now the 14th April (previously 10th March).

Capacity will be allocated and communicated on the 4th May.


Interested..? Then we’d love to talk to you!

As part of our consultation process we welcome feedback on the Open Season Notice, and the proposals and draft contractual terms within.  Grain LNG would also be delighted to meet you in person to discuss your views on the services offered and answer any questions you may have. 

 Please submit consultation responses by email, marked ‘Capacity 25 Consultation Response’ by the 10th January 2020 to both the following addresses:

If you want to make an indicative bid…

We also invite submission of indicative, non-binding bids, by the 10th January 2020. Please mark these ‘Capacity 25 indicative bid’ and send to both:

Next steps

Grain LNG will update its proposal and contracts to reflect the feedback received during the consultation process. Following publication of the final, revised contracts in the new year, binding bids will then be invited. These must be submitted in writing using the Form of Offer provided in the Open Season Notice.

Read the  Grain LNG Open Season press release