Irving Canaport power station

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Irving Canaport power station is a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the province of New Brunswick, Canada.[1]

As of November 2019, the project has not progressed in more than four years and appears to be cancelled.


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Saint John, the province of New Brunswick, Canada.

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In 2004, Irving Oil originally planned the power station to be located near Irving Oil's LNG terminal at the entrance to St. John Harbor,[1] but since no progress has been made amid other Irving Oil business dealings[2], this project appears to be cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Irving Oil Ltd.
  • Parent company: Irving Oil Ltd.
  • Location: Saint John, the province of New Brunswick, Canada
  • Coordinates: 45.2733, -66.0633 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (cancelled): 600 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 600 MW (no start-up date)

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Irving Oil to build power plant near Canaport LNG terminal, Oil & Gas Journal, Oct. 28, 2004.
  2. Robert Jones, Canaport deals help Irving Oil earn millions on LNG plant, CBC News, Jun 02, 2015.