Broadwater LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Broadwater Energy (Shell, Transcanada)
  • Website:
  • Location: Long Island Sound, New York, USA
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: Cancelled

Brief Description

  • In the proposed project, TransCanada and Shell will build and install a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) that will receive, store and re-gasify LNG in Long Island Sound at a proposed location about nine miles (15 kilometres) off the Long Island coast and 11 miles (18 kilometres) off the Connecticut coast. Broadwater Energy LLC will operate the facility, while Shell will own the capacity and supply the LNG. The estimated cost of construction is approximately US$700 million

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: one billion cubic feet a day
  • Constructor:
  • Licensor:

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Cancelled
  • The State of New York was against it and market conditions have changed

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Shell
  • Customers:


  • 2004 - TransCanada & Shell announced plans to develop the project
  • 2008 - FERC Staff issues Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
  • 2008 - The New York State Department of State announced they had issued a negative consistency determination

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Broadwater Zone Determination
  2. FERC Staff issues Broadwater LNG Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
  3. TransCanada and Shell to jointly pursue offshore LNG terminal in Long Island Sound

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