Calais LNG Terminal

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Calais LNG Terminal was a proposed LNG terminal in Maine, United States.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Calais LNG
  • Parent: NA
  • Location: Calais, , Maine, United States
  • Coordinates: 45.166111, -67.2425 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 7.6 mtpa, 1.09 bcfd
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: NA

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day


Calais LNG Terminal was a LNG terminal in Maine, United States.[1] The project was proposed in 2005, but was later dismissed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in 2012. [2] Before dismissal by FERC, Calais LNG had put the project on hold, ostensibly due to unstable financial markets.[3]


Several active community groups actively opposed the project, arguing that the environmental risks outweighed any economic benefits, and that the fishing industry would be put at risk. Active opposition groups included the Conservation Law Foundation and the Save Passamaquoddy Bay Three Nation Alliance.[4]

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  1. Calais LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, 31 August 2015
  2. Last of LNG import terminals proposed in Maine dismissed by feds, Bangor Daily News, Bill Trotter, 11 September 2016
  3. Developer pulls plug on Calais LNG terminal, Press Herald, Tux Turkel, 14 December 2010
  4. Calais LNG, Maine, Project No Project of the US Chamber of Congress, 22 November 2010

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