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Compass Port LNG Terminal

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Compass Port LNG Terminal was a proposed deepwater port LNG terminal that would have been located off the coast of Alabama and Mississippi, United States.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Conoco Phillips
  • Parent: NA
  • Location: Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States
  • Coordinates: 30.256389, -88.125278 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 8 mtpa, 1.15 bcfd
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year:

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

Background

Compass Port LNG Terminal was a proposed deepwater port LNG terminal off the coast of Alabama and Mississippi, United States.[1] In 2006, ConocoPhillips withdrew their application for a license for the facility under the Deepwater Port Act. [2]

Opposition

Opposition came from both Alabama and Mississippi state governments, the Sierra Club, Public Citizen and the Coastal Conservation Association, among other grassroots organizations. Concerns included the impact on marine fisheries and other environmental concerns.[3]

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References

  1. Compass Port LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, 31 July 2015
  2. ConocoPhillips Withdraws Application for Compass Port Project, Killajoules: Oil & Gas Sector News, 9 June 2006
  3. Compass Port LNG, Alabama Project No Project of the US Chamber of Commerce, 16 November 2010

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