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Cheniere Marketing and Central El Campesino Sign Agreement for Corpus Christi LNG Supplies

Cheniere Energy announced that its subsidiary Cheniere Marketing International LLP has entered into an LNG sale and purchase agreement with Central El Campesino, under which Central El Campesino would purchase approximately 0.6 million tonnes per year of LNG delivered ex-ship for 20 years beginning in 2019 from the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project currently under construction near Corpus Christi, Texas.  According to the press release, the LNG would be delivered, stored and regasified at a proposed floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), the Penco Lirquén LNG Terminal, for use at a...
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Orca LNG Ltd. Receives Canadian LNG Export License

The Canadian National Energy Board has approved Orca LNG Ltd.’s application to export 1,344 Bcf/year of LNG per year over a 25-year term from its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG export terminal to be located in the vicinity of Prince Rupert, British Columbia.      
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MARAD to Prepare EIS for Delfin LNG Deepwater Port License Application

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has issued a notice of intent to prepare in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard an environmental impact statement (EIS) as part of its environmental review of Delfin LNG LLC’s (Delfin LNG) application for a license to construct and operate an offshore LNG deepwater port export terminal for offshore Cameron Parish, La.  The onshore pipeline to be interconnected to Delfin LNG’s proposed deepwater port would be located in Cameron Parish, La. and would be reviewed by...
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CE FLNG Requests Continuation of FERC Pre-Filing Review Status

CE FLNG, LLC (CE FLNG), an affiliate of Cambridge Energy Group Limited, has submitted a response to FERC’s letter  directing FLNG to submit by August 1, 2015, draft resource reports in support of its proposed self-propelled floating LNG export terminal on the Mississippi River near Baptiste Collette Bayou in Plaquemines Parish, La.  FERC stated that unless the reports were filed by that date, FERC would suspend the pre-filing process for the project, in which case CE FLNG would need to begin the pre-filing process anew if it wanted to move forward with the project.  CE FLNG responded...
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FERC Authorizes Excelerate’s Aguirre LNG Import Terminal for Offshore Puerto Rico

FERC has issued an order authorizing Excelerate Energy subsidiary Aguirre Offshore GasPort, LLC to construct and operate an LNG import terminal along the southern shore of Puerto Rico, near the municipality of Salinas.  The Aguirre LNG Project is being developed in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide natural gas as an alternative energy supply for PREPA’s existing Aguirre Power Complex in Salinas, Puerto Rico, which currently operates using fuel oil to generate...
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FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Statements for Proposed Brownsville, Texas LNG Terminals

FERC has issued notices of its intent to prepare environmental impact statements for the liquefaction and LNG export terminals proposed by Annova LNG Brownsville, Texas LNG Brownsville LLC, and Rio Grande LNG, LLC.  All three projects are proposed for the Brownsville, Texas area.  The complete dockets for the three projects can be accessed through eLibrary by searching Docket Nos. PF15-14 (Texas LNG Brownsville), PF15-15 (Annova LNG Brownsville), and PF15-20 (Rio Grande...
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Magnolia LNG and Meridian LNG Sign Capacity Agreement

Magnolia LNG, LLC announced that it has signed a liquefaction tolling agreement (LTA) with Meridian LNG Holdings Corp (Meridian LNG) for firm capacity rights for up to 2 million tonnes per annum at Magnolia LNG’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Lake Charles, La.  Under the LTA, Magnolia will provide liquefaction services to Meridian LNG for monthly capacity payments.  Meridian LNG is responsible for the supply of feed gas to the liquefaction plant and for the shipping of the LNG to its customers.  According to the press release, Meridian LNG intends to deliver the LNG...
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