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Second Sabine Pass LNG Cargo Lands in Europe

Platts [subscription required] reports that a second shipment of LNG from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. has arrived in Europe at Spain’s Murgados LNG import terminal. The first cargo landed at Portugal’s Sines terminal at the end of April. According to the report, to date, other Sabine Pass LNG cargoes have been delivered to Dubai, Kuwait, India, Brazil, Argentina and...
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Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Progress Report

Corpus Christi Liquefaction has filed a report with FERC covering construction progress at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas through June 2016.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 98.4%, procurement has progressed to 50.6%, Bechtel’s direct hire construction progressed to 8.8%, and the total project has progressed to 36.6%...
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Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Granted Long-Term FTA Export Authority

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order granting Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, Inc. (Plaquemines LNG) authority to export 1,240 Bcf/year (3.4 Bcf/day) of LNG from its proposed liquefaction and export terminal near mile marker 55 on the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, La.  Plaquemines LNG is authorized to export the LNG via vessel over a 25-year period to nations with a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United...
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Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Granted Long-Term FTA Export Authority

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order granting Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville LLC (Eagle LNG) authority to export 49.8 Bcf/year (0.14 Bcf/day) of LNG from its proposed production, storage, and export facility on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla.  Eagle LNG is authorized to export the LNG over a 20-year period to nations with a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States via ocean-going LNG carrier vessels and via approved ISO IMO7/TVAC-ASME LNG containers loaded onto container...
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Fortis LNG Deal Terminated After HECO/NextEra Merger Denied

Pacific Business News reports that Hawaii Electric has terminated its contract for LNG supplies from Fortis Hawaii Energy Inc. The deal was contingent on Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval of NextEra’s acquisition of Hawaii Electric, which was denied last week.  
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U.S. LNG Supplies to be First Through Expanded Panama Canal

LNG World Shipping reports that the first large LNG carrier to pass through the expanded Panama Canal will be the Shell-chartered Maran Gas Apollonia carrying an LNG cargo loaded at Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The cargo is expected to pass through the canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans on Monday.  The destination of the cargo was not...
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DOE Approves Additional Non-FTA Exports from Cameron LNG Terminal

Sempra Energy announced that Cameron LNG has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export an additional 1.41Bcf/day of LNG from its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal expansion project in Cameron Parish, La. to countries without a Free Trade Agreement (non-FTA) with the United States.  The order increases Cameron LNG’s authorized export capacity to 24.92 million tons per annum or 3.53...
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