Weavers Cove Lng Terminal
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • Weaver's Cove Energy is proposing to construct an offshore berth in Mount Hope Bay. This berth will be capable of receiving LNG ships and supporting LNG unloading operations. The LNG will then be transferred in liquid form through insulated underwater transfer lines to the storage tank at the onshore facility.

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: A 200,000 m3 Storage Tank
  • Unloading capacity: a single berth capable of receiving LNG ships with cargo capacities of up to 145,000 cubic meters (m3)
  • Send out capacity: a maximum sendout of 800 MMcfd
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  • 2005 - The final environmental impact statement was published
  • 2006 - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission affirmed its decision to approve the project
  • 2011 - Hess scraps plans for the terminal, due to poor economics

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Relevant Links

  1. Environmental Impact Statements (EISs)
  2. FERC affirms its approval of Weaver's Cove LNG; Stands by its rejection of Keyspan LNG in Providence
  3. Hess scraps plan for LNG terminal in Mass.

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