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Everett Marine Terminal

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Everett Marine Terminal is an LNG import facility located on the Mystic River in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts and has been operating continuously since 1971.

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Background

Everett Marine is the longest operating import terminal in the U.S. The terminal is owned and operated by Distrigas of Massachusetts (DOMAC), a subsidiary of GDF Suez North America. As of 2013, the terminal supplied about 20% of New England’s natural gas demand every year.[1] The tanks at Everett Marine Terminal can store enough liquefied natural gas to both heat and light the state of Massachusetts for one day.[2]

Project Details

  • Owner: Distrigas of Massachusetts (DOMAC)
  • Parent: GDF Suez North America
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Coordinates: 42.393,-71.064 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 3.4 bcfd
  • Status: In Operation
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 1971

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

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References

  1. "Everett LNG Terminal at the Crossroads" Thomas Overton, Power, July 2, 2013.
  2. "Old System, New Solution?: Liquefied Natural Gas Could Be Pipeline Alternative" Bruce Gellerman, WBUR News, 3 November 2015.

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