Searsport–Loring Pipeline

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The Searsport–Loring Pipeline is a defunct underground pipeline that formerly delivered jet fuel from the Searsport Terminal to Loring Air Force Base. Following the closure of the base, the pipeline was proposed for being the location of a fiber optic cable,[1] as well as for reuse in a proposed refinery at the Loring Commerce Centre.[2] In 2012, the pipeline was purchased by Bangor Natural Gas at auction.[3]

Searsport–Loring Pipeline
CountryUnited States
FromSearsport, Maine
Passes throughBangor, Maine
ToLoring Commerce Centre
General information
TypeJet fuel
OwnerBangor Natural Gas
Technical information
Length200 mi (320 km)


  1. ^ Sund, Debra (24 January 1998). "Loring pipeline could send information". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Northern Maine Refinery" (PDF). John Frary for Congress. 2008. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  3. ^ Groening, Tom (3 July 2012). "Bangor Natural Gas parent buys rights to Searsport-to-Loring pipeline". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 9 February 2013.