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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Canaport, Repsol (75%) and Irving Oil (25%)
  • Website:
  • Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Capacity:
    • 28 million cubic metres of natural gas per day
    • 7.7 MTPA
  • Status: In operation

Brief Description

  • A single train re-gasifier with three tanks

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: three 160,000m3 single containment storage tanks
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: Submerged combustion vapourizer (SCV)
  • Constructor:
    • SNC-Lavalin And Saipem: Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the onshore portion
    • Jacobs Engineering handles the maintenance

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The terminal is in operation
  • Canaport LNG announced plans to expand the Terminal to become more efficient and reduce its environmental footprint. Completion of this project will reduce the amount of boil-off gas (BOG) sent to flare

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers
    • Repsol is responsible for providing all of the liquefied natural gas to the terminal
    • Qatar is supplying some of the LNG to Repsol
    • Shell is contracted for 0.1 Million tons/annum
  • Customers
    • Irving Oil markets the regasified natural gas in Atlantic Canada
    • Repsol markets the regasified natural gas elsewhere in Canada and in the northeastern United States.
    • The gas is transported via the Maritimes And Northeast Gas Pipeline


  • 2004 - EIA report published
  • 2006 - Application made to NEB for the pipeline connection
  • 2006 - SNC-Lavalin And Saipem Awarded Contract for design and construction
  • 2008 - Repsol applies for permission to import LNG
  • 2009 - Opened in June
  • 2010 - Recieved first Q-Max LNG tanker from Qatar
  • 2012 - Canaport announces expansion project

Other Information

  • The only LNG import terminal in operation in Canada
  • Canaport LNG Facility‚Äôs design and technological excellence as the only terminal in the Northeast of North America able to receive Q-Max LNG tankers

Relevant Links

  1. Summary of Project
  2. Canaport Signs maintenance deal with Jacobs Engineering
  3. EIA Report
  4. Freyssinet LNG Tank References
  5. National Energy Board receives application for the Brunswick Pipeline Project
  6. NEB receives an application for long-term LNG import and natural gas export licences
  7. National Energy Board approves most elements of Repsol application for licences to import liquid natural gas and export natural
  8. Repsol receives first Q-MAX shipment from Qatar under multi-year contract
  9. Canaport LNG announces $43 million project
  10. SNC-Lavalin And Saipem Awarded Contract For Lng Terminal
  11. Shell continues to expand its LNG leadership with the purchase of new positions from Repsol S.A.
  12. Shell boosts its leadership in global LNG with the completion of Repsol S.A. LNG deal

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