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Énergie Saguenay Project

GNL Québec Inc. is proposing the construction and operation of a natural gas liquefaction (LNG) facility and export terminal located in the District of La Baie, Saguenay City, Quebec. The site of the project is located near the Grande-Anse marine terminal (Port of Saguenay). The main infrastructures are the natural gas liquefaction facilities with a production capacity of 11 million tons per year, port infrastructures for marine tanker loading of LNG, LNG storage tanks and support infrastructures. The wharf would be designed to accommodate vessels with a capacity of 100,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT). The operation could start in 2025 for a period of 25 years.

Latest update

August 21, 2019 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency requested additional information from the proponent related to the Environmental Impact Statement on August 20, 2019.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
17 Summary of the Environmental Impact Statement PDF (8.1 MB) May 8, 2019
18 Étude d'impact environnemental (French Only) - February 11, 2019
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (838 KB) March 14, 2016
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - January 15, 2016
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - January 15, 2016
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (4.3 MB) November 16, 2015

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  • Location

    • District of La Baie, Saguenay City (Quebec)
  • Project Type

    • Oil and Gas
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    GNL Québec Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
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