Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Dominion
  • Website:
  • Location: Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Maryland, USA
  • Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum
  • Status: Planned

Brief Description

  • The Project is envisaged to build a new LNG liquefaction plant in the existing Cove Point LNG import terminal owned and operated by Dominion (in Maryland, the United States), enabling Dominion to provide natural gas liquefaction service for export in the form of LNG.
  • The liquefaction project is expected to cost between $2.5 billion and $3.5 billion
  • The terminal is connected to the Dominion Transmission Gas Pipeline

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • GE Oil & Gas: Supply of gas compression trains
  • Licensor: Air Products

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Commissioning is expected in 2015

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers:
    • Sumitomo & Tokyo gas
    • GAIL has booked 50% of the capacity for 20 years


  • 2011 - Dominion Files With Department of Energy to Export LNG From Cove Point
  • 2012 - Dominion launches talks with Sumitomo & Tokyo gas
  • 2013 - Court decision in favour of Dominion removes serious obstacle to the project
  • 2013 - Gail buys capacity at the terminal
  • 2013 - GE awarded contract for compression
  • 2013 - U.S. Department of Energy gives approval for natural gas exports to non-Free Trade Agreement countries
  • 2014 - FERC issues Environmental Assessment
  • 2014 - Final permission granted by FERC

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Dominion Files With Department of Energy to Export LNG From Cove Point
  2. Commencement of Negotiation regarding Procurement of U.S. Natural Gas from Cove Point LNG Project
  3. Dominion Cove Point Moves Closer to Liquefaction Project After Court Decision on Sierra Club Claims
  4. GAIL books capacity in the Cove Point LNG liquefaction terminal in the US
  5. GE Technology to Power Dominion’s Cove Point LNG Liquefaction Project in Maryland
  6. Air Products Wins LNG Technology and Equipment Order for Maryland Facility
  7. Dominion Welcomes DOE Approval For Natural Gas Exports From Cove Point
  8. FERC issues Environmental Assessment on the Cove Point Liquefaction Project
  9. Dominion Welcomes FERC Approval Of Cove Point LNG Export Project
  10. GAIL subsidiary signs agreement to procure natural gas for liquefaction at Cove Point, US

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