Énergie Saguenay Project

District of La Baie, Saguenay City (Quebec)

Reference number: 80115
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: GNL Québec Inc.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2016-01-15
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

March 25, 2019 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) informed the proponent (French only) on March 22, 2019, that more information is required relating to the conformity of the Environmental Impact Statement submitted by the proponent on February 20, 2019. An opportunity to comment on the summary of the Environmental Impact Statement will be announced at a later date, after the Agency has received and reviewed the required information.

About the Proposal

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.


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For questions or information, please contact:

Énergie Saguenay Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
901-1550 d'Estimauville Avenue
Québec, Quebec G1J 0C1
Telephone: 418-649-6444
Fax: 418-649-6443
Email: CEAA.EnergieSaguenayProject-ProjetEnergieSaguenay.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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