Signed Category A projects after Nov. 1, 2010

Disclosure

Under its disclosure policy, EDC provides details on those Category A projects approved for support including: the date of public notification of EDC’s consideration of support, the date the project was approved for support (date of signing), the country where the project is located, the project name, general description of the project, the project sponsor, and the applicable environmental standards and type of environmental information reviewed.

Effective Oct. 26, 2007, EDC is also publishing environmental information on signed Category B projects. For a list of Category B projects approved for support, click here.

Transaction-related information associated with these projects can be found in the area individual transaction information.

If EDC is unable to provide public notification 30 days in advance of its support for a Category A project, a justification is provided. To view a list of Category A projects where prior disclosure was for a period of less than 30 days, click here.

Date of EDC Public Notification

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Date of Signing (dd/mm/yy) Country​ Project Name​ General Description of Project Project Sponsor Applicable Environmental Standards​ Type of Information Reviewed​
26/11/2018​ 17/10/2018​ Bahrain​ ALBA Line 6 Expansion Project ​ ​ Expansion of an aluminium smelter and its associated facilities, including a power station​ Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
28/10/2018 15/08/2018​ Peru​ Mina Justa ​ ​ Greenfield open pit copper mine​ Minsur S.A​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
20/07/2017 31/08/2​017​ Mexico​​ Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant​ Design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 906MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant that includes a power station and water supply system, located in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua​ Macquarie Group Limited IFC Performance Standards​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
16/09/2015​ 30/06/2016​ Guatemala​ TRECSA Transmission Line Project​ The construction, supervision, operation and maintenance of a 830 km high voltage power transmission line in Guatemala.​ Transportadora de Energia de Centroameica S.A. (TRECSA)​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
27/04/2016​ 27/06/2016​ Norway​ Johan Sverdrup Offshore Hydrocarbon Project​ Development, construction and operation of an offshore hydrocarbon field and associated fixed platforms and subsea installations.​ Lundin Petroleum AB​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
26/11/2015​ 03/03/2016​ Oman​ Liwa Plastics Industries Complex Project​ Greenfield petrochemical complex producing 1.1 million tonnes of High Density Polyethylene, Linear Low Density Polyethylene and Polypropylene. Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company SAOC​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
20/08/2012​ 15/12/2015​ Mongolia​​ Oyu Tolgoi​ Development and construction of a greenfield copper/gold mine and associated processing facilities​ Turquoise Hill Resources​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
05/02/2015​ 05/05/2015​ United Kingdom​ Crossrail Project​ Construction, operation and maintenance of a 118 km commuter rail line and associated facilities, rolling stock and depot in London, England​ Transport for London​ Host Country Standards​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
16/01/2015​ 02/04/2015​ Canada​ Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine Project Construction and operation of a new open pit diamond mine project located in the Northwest Territories​ Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
09/10/2014​ ​22/12/2014 ​United States ​Lake Charles Chemical Project Development and construction of a greenfield ethane cracker and six downstream units​ Sasol Ltd.​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
31/01/2014​ 02/09/2014​ Guyana​ Aurora Gold Mine Project Development of a 3.5 million ounce gold mine in Guyana Guyana Goldfields Inc.​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
24/03/2014​ 30/06/2014​ Saudi Arabia​ Ma’aden Wa’ad Al Shamal Phosphate Project​ Construction and operation of an integrated phosphate mine and fertilizer complex​ Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden), The Mosaic Company, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
6/9/2013 29/05/2014​ Turkey​ SOCAR Turkey Aegean Refinery​ Development and construction of a greenfield refinery​ State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), the Ministry of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
22/01/2014​ 10/03/2014​ Peru​ Cerro Verde Production Unit Expansion Project ​ Development and construction of a brownfield copper and molybdenum mine and associated processing facilities Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A.​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
11/07/2013​ 12/02/2014​ Canada​ ​Mary River Project Development and construction of a Greenfield iron ore mine.​ Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
06/09/2013​ 05/11/2013​ Chile​ Antucoya Copper Project​​ Development and construction of a Greenfield copper mine and associated facilities Antofagasta PLC​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
06/11/2012​ ​16/06/2013 Saudi Arabia​ Sadara Chemicals Project​ Integrated petrochemicals facility located in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia​ Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Dow Chemical​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
22/11/2012​ 28/03/2013​ United Arab Emirates​ ​EMAL Phase II ​Expansion of an aluminium smelter​ Emirates Aluminium Company PJS.​ IFC Performance Standards​​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
23/04/2012​ 19/12/2012​​ Mexico​ Etileno XXI Petrochemical Project​​ Development, construction and operation of a petrochemical complex in Mexico with nameplate capacity of 1,060 kt/y of polyethylene.​ Braskem S.A. and Grupo Idesa S.A.​ IFC Performance Standards​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
23/07/2012​ ​18/12/2012 ​Australia Ichthys Gas Field Development Project​ Ichthys integrated liquefied natural gas project in offshore Western Australia and Darwin, Australia​ INPEX Corporation​ Host Country Standards​​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
15/02/2012​ 24/11/2012​ India​ Mahan Aluminum Smelter​ 359,000tpa Aluminium Smelter and 900MW Captive Power Plant​ Hindalco Industries Limited​​ IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
21/12/2011​ 23/05/2012​ Australia​ Australia Pacific LNG Project​ Construction of a gas liquefaction plant in Queensland, Australia with capacity of up to 9.0 mtpa​ ConocoPhillips, Origin Energy and Sinopec​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
25/10/2011​ 21/12/2011​ Qatar​ Barzan Gas Project​ Construction of a 1,351 mmcf/d natural gas complex​ Qatar Petroleum / ExxonMobil​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
02/06/2011​ 16/10/2011​ ​Saudi Arabia Ma'aden Bauxite Mine and Alumina Refinery​ Construction, development, and operation of a bauxite mine and alumina refinery.​ Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
03/06/2010​ 30/11/2010​ ​Saudi Arabia ​Ma'aden Aluminum Smelter Project ​Greenfield aluminium smelter capable of producing a total of 740,000 tpa of primary aluminium, along with an integrated casthouse and associated shared infrastructure. Ma'aden Aluminium Company​ IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
07/10/2010​ 09/11/2010​ Serbia, Republic of​ RTB Smelter Modernization Project​ Modernization of the complete RTB Bor Copper Smelter​ Sour Rudarsko-Topionicarski Basen Bor (RTB-BOR)​ World Bank Safeguard Policies​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
​01/09/2010 03/11/2010​ Russia​ Bratsk Pulp Mill Rebuild Project​ Bratsk Mill Modernization and Expansion​ OAO Ilim Group​ World Bank Safeguard Policies​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​

This site may contain, or provide links to, information from various third parties. EDC does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any such information and reliance thereupon shall also be at your own risk. EDC provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by EDC. Neither EDC nor any of its agents or employees shall be liable for any reason to any user of this site for the information or links contained hereon or for any damages resulting there from.

Date of EDC Public Notification

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Date of Signing (dd/mm/yy) Country​ Project Name​ General Description of Project Project Sponsor Applicable Environmental Standards​ Type of Information Reviewed​
25/01/2019 30/05/2019 Chile Quebrada Blanca 2 Development and operation of the Quebrada Blanca phase 2 sulphide copper project in Chile Teck Resources Limited, Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd Host Country Standard Environmental Impact Assessment, Social Impact Assessment and Environmental Audit can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary
19/01/2018  29/03/2019 Guinea Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC), S.A. - Phase 1 Project Construction and operation of greenfield mine and ancillary rail, port and marine infrastructure for the export of bauxite   Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC Host Country Standard, IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary 
26/11/2018​ 17/10/2018​ Bahrain​ ALBA Line 6 Expansion Project ​ ​ Expansion of an aluminium smelter and its associated facilities, including a power station​ Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
28/10/2018 15/08/2018​ Peru​ Mina Justa ​ ​ Greenfield open pit copper mine​ Minsur S.A​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary 
20/07/2017 31/08/2​017​ Mexico​​ Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant​ Design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 906MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant that includes a power station and water supply system, located in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua​ Macquarie Group Limited IFC Performance Standards​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
16/09/2015​ 30/06/2016​ Guatemala​ TRECSA Transmission Line Project​ The construction, supervision, operation and maintenance of a 830 km high voltage power transmission line in Guatemala.​ Transportadora de Energia de Centroameica S.A. (TRECSA)​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
27/04/2016​ 27/06/2016​ Norway​ Johan Sverdrup Offshore Hydrocarbon Project​ Development, construction and operation of an offshore hydrocarbon field and associated fixed platforms and subsea installations.​ Lundin Petroleum AB​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
26/11/2015​ 03/03/2016​ Oman​ Liwa Plastics Industries Complex Project​ Greenfield petrochemical complex producing 1.1 million tonnes of High Density Polyethylene, Linear Low Density Polyethylene and Polypropylene. Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company SAOC​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
20/08/2012​ 15/12/2015​ Mongolia​​ Oyu Tolgoi​ Development and construction of a greenfield copper/gold mine and associated processing facilities​ Turquoise Hill Resources​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
05/02/2015​ 05/05/2015​ United Kingdom​ Crossrail Project​ Construction, operation and maintenance of a 118 km commuter rail line and associated facilities, rolling stock and depot in London, England​ Transport for London​ Host Country Standards​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
16/01/2015​ 02/04/2015​ Canada​ Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine Project Construction and operation of a new open pit diamond mine project located in the Northwest Territories​ Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
09/10/2014​ ​22/12/2014 ​United States ​Lake Charles Chemical Project Development and construction of a greenfield ethane cracker and six downstream units​ Sasol Ltd.​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary
31/01/2014​ 02/09/2014​ Guyana​ Aurora Gold Mine Project Development of a 3.5 million ounce gold mine in Guyana Guyana Goldfields Inc.​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary.
24/03/2014​ 30/06/2014​ Saudi Arabia​ Ma’aden Wa’ad Al Shamal Phosphate Project​ Construction and operation of an integrated phosphate mine and fertilizer complex​ Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden), The Mosaic Company, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
6/9/2013 29/05/2014​ Turkey​ SOCAR Turkey Aegean Refinery​ Development and construction of a greenfield refinery​ State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), the Ministry of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
22/01/2014​ 10/03/2014​ Peru​ Cerro Verde Production Unit Expansion Project ​ Development and construction of a brownfield copper and molybdenum mine and associated processing facilities Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A.​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
11/07/2013​ 12/02/2014​ Canada​ ​Mary River Project Development and construction of a Greenfield iron ore mine.​ Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
06/09/2013​ 05/11/2013​ Chile​ Antucoya Copper Project​​ Development and construction of a Greenfield copper mine and associated facilities Antofagasta PLC​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
06/11/2012​ ​16/06/2013 Saudi Arabia​ Sadara Chemicals Project​ Integrated petrochemicals facility located in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia​ Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) Dow Chemical​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
22/11/2012​ 28/03/2013​ United Arab Emirates​ ​EMAL Phase II ​Expansion of an aluminium smelter​ Emirates Aluminium Company PJS.​ IFC Performance Standards​​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
23/04/2012​ 19/12/2012​​ Mexico​ Etileno XXI Petrochemical Project​​ Development, construction and operation of a petrochemical complex in Mexico with nameplate capacity of 1,060 kt/y of polyethylene.​ Braskem S.A. and Grupo Idesa S.A.​ IFC Performance Standards​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
23/07/2012​ ​18/12/2012 ​Australia Ichthys Gas Field Development Project​ Ichthys integrated liquefied natural gas project in offshore Western Australia and Darwin, Australia​ INPEX Corporation​ Host Country Standards​​​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
15/02/2012​ 24/11/2012​ India​ Mahan Aluminum Smelter​ 359,000tpa Aluminium Smelter and 900MW Captive Power Plant​ Hindalco Industries Limited​​ IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
21/12/2011​ 23/05/2012​ Australia​ Australia Pacific LNG Project​ Construction of a gas liquefaction plant in Queensland, Australia with capacity of up to 9.0 mtpa​ ConocoPhillips, Origin Energy and Sinopec​ Host Country Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
25/10/2011​ 21/12/2011​ Qatar​ Barzan Gas Project​ Construction of a 1,351 mmcf/d natural gas complex​ Qatar Petroleum / ExxonMobil​ IFC Performance Standards​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
02/06/2011​ 16/10/2011​ ​Saudi Arabia Ma'aden Bauxite Mine and Alumina Refinery​ Construction, development, and operation of a bauxite mine and alumina refinery.​ Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
03/06/2010​ 30/11/2010​ ​Saudi Arabia ​Ma'aden Aluminum Smelter Project ​Greenfield aluminium smelter capable of producing a total of 740,000 tpa of primary aluminium, along with an integrated casthouse and associated shared infrastructure. Ma'aden Aluminium Company​ IFC Performance Standards Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
07/10/2010​ 09/11/2010​ Serbia, Republic of​ RTB Smelter Modernization Project​ Modernization of the complete RTB Bor Copper Smelter​ Sour Rudarsko-Topionicarski Basen Bor (RTB-BOR)​ World Bank Safeguard Policies​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​
​01/09/2010 03/11/2010​ Russia​ Bratsk Pulp Mill Rebuild Project​ Bratsk Mill Modernization and Expansion​ OAO Ilim Group​ World Bank Safeguard Policies​ Environmental Impact Assessment Highlights can be found in EDC’s Project Review Summary ​

This site may contain, or provide links to, information from various third parties. EDC does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any such information and reliance thereupon shall also be at your own risk. EDC provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by EDC. Neither EDC nor any of its agents or employees shall be liable for any reason to any user of this site for the information or links contained hereon or for any damages resulting there from.