Le Havre-Antifer LNG Terminal

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Le Havre-Antifer LNG Terminal was a proposed LNG terminal in Normandy, France. The project has been cancelled.

Location

The map below shows the location of Le Havre-Antifer oil refinery, where the project would be located, in Saint-Jouin-Bruneval Commune, Le Havre Arondissement, Seine-Maritime Department, Normandy Region.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Gaz de Normandie
  • Parent: Poweo (73%), Groupe CIM (27%)
  • Location: Le Havre-Antifer oil refinery, Saint-Jouin-Bruneval Commune, Le Havre Arondissement, Seine-Maritime Department, Normandy Region, France
  • Coordinates: 49.65782, 0.15421 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 7 mtpa, 1 bcfd
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year:

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

Background

Le Havre-Antifer LNG Terminal was a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Normandy, France. The project is owned by Gaz de Normandie, a subsidiary of Poweo (73%) and Groupe CIM (27%).[1] It received approval from the French government in May 2009.[2] The project would have cost around $1.2 billion.

In January 2011, after months of reports that Poweo was considering whether or not to pursue the project, Poweo failed to renew its reservation on the project site, effectively killing the project.[3] Three months later, company officials said the project was "frozen for the time being."[4]

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References

  1. Le Havre LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017.
  2. Antifer LNG Terminal: a public interest project, Poweo press release, 19 May 2009.
  3. Poweo abandonne son projet de terminal méthanier près du Havre, L'Expansion, 4 Jan. 2011.
  4. Poweo hit by Gaz de Normandie, TradeWinds, 1 Apr. 2011.

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