Neptune LNG

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This article is part of the Global Fossil Infrastructure Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor and the Center for Media and Democracy.

Neptune LNG is an idle liquid natural gas import facility located in the city of Everett, Massachusetts.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Neptune LNG
  • Parent:
  • Location: Everett, Massachusetts, United States
  • Coordinates: 42.573468,-70.665422 (approximate)
  • Capacity: Unknown
  • Status: Idle
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2010

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


The Neptune facility is supplemented by a deepwater terminal located 10 miles off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts known as the Neptune Deepwater Port.[1] The import facility was originally operationally in 2010, and only received a few small shipments that year before sitting idle.[2] Due to the facility's inability to receive a consistent supply of natural gas imports, Neptune requested the US Maritime Administration's authorization to temporarily suspend port operations for 5 years. Neptune LNG's request was approved in 2013.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. "Neptune Deepwater Port" GDF Suez, accessed September 23, 2015.
  2. "2 Costly LNG Terminals Sit Idle" Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Globe, 23 January 2013.
  3. "Neptune Deepwater Port" USA: Neptune Suspends LNG Deepwater Port Operations LNG World News, 29 July 2013.

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