Geramar LNG Terminal

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Geramar LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG Terminal in the state of Maranhão, Brazil.


The proposed location for the Geramar terminal is in the port of Itaqui, near São Luis, the capital of Maranhão state, Brazil.[1]

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Project Details

  • Owner: Gera Maranhão
  • Location: Porto de Itaqui, Maranhão state, Brazil[1]
  • Coordinates: -2.579534, -44.368472 (approximate)
  • Capacity: unknown[2]
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2026[1]
  • Financing:

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


The proposed terminal would supply natural gas to the proposed 1.8 GW Geramar III power station currently being developed by Gera Maranhão, which received its preliminary license from the Brazilian environmental authority Ibama in June 2019.[1] The terminal would likely be operated by a third party, and would be licensed separately from the power plant, according to documents filed in 2019 by Gera Maranhão with Ibama. Gera Maranhão is expected to enter the project in Brazil's forthcoming national energy auctions.[2][3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Terminais de GNL no Brasil (pp 15-16)" (PDF). EPE (Empresa de Pesquisa de Energia). October 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Terminais de Regaseificação de GNL no Brasil: Panorama dos Principais Projetos (pp 32-33)" (PDF). EPE (Empresa de Pesquisa Energética). August 30, 2019.
  3. "Brazil prepares for a new phase of investments in LNG terminals". LNG Latin America & the Caribbean. Retrieved 2021-04-17.

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