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Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal 74% Complete

Dominion Cove Point LNG filed a report with FERC covering construction activities at its LNG export terminal in Lusby, Md. through January 2017.  The report states that construction of the LNG export terminal facilities is 74.4% complete.
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FERC Approves Pre-Filing Procedures for Resubmitted Jordan Cove Energy Project Proposal

FERC has issued a letter approving use of pre-filing environmental review procedures for Jordan Cove Energy Project’s proposed LNG export terminal at Coos Bay, Ore. and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline’s proposed 233-mile long, 36-inch diameter, interconnected pipeline. In March 2016, FERC denied Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline’s application to construct the interconnected pipeline, and consequently the proposed LNG terminal application, because of the lack of market support. Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector stated that they intend to file their formal applications on or about August 30,...
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Eagle LNG Files FERC Application

Eagle LNG Partners filed its formal application with FERC for authorization to site, construct and operate a natural gas liquefaction and LNG export terminal on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla. The proposed project consists of three liquefaction trains, which would be capable of producing up to 1.65 million gallons of LNG/day, or approximately 1 million tonnes per annum. The LNG will be transported to markets in the Caribbean and Latin America for power generation, and to local and regional...
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Toshiba Signs Agreement with JERA to Market Freeport LNG Supplies

The Japan Times reports that Toshiba has signed a sales and marketing contract with Jera, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings and Chubu Electric Power, to help find buyers for 2.2 million tons of LNG Toshiba is under contract to purchase from the Freeport LNG project under construction on Quintana Island in Brazoria County, Texas.  According to the report, Toshiba has buyers for only about half of the LNG it is contractually obligated to purchase beginning September...
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Alaska in Talks to Purchase ConocoPhillps’ Nikiski LNG Plant

KTVA Alaska reports that Alaska’s state LNG project developer, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), confirmed in a presentation before the Senate Resources Committee yesterday that it is in discussions to purchase ConocoPhillips’ liquefaction and LNG export terminal plant in Nikiski. An AGDC spokeswoman indicated that the Nikiski plant could potentially replace a larger LNG facility proposed for the Alaska LNG...
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Magnolia LNG Signs Heads of Agreement with VGS

Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia), has signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Vessel Gasification Solutions, Inc. (VGS), which provides for a 20-year Free-on-Board Sale and Purchase Agreement of up to 4 million metric tonnes per annum from Magnolia’s proposed LNG export terminal at Lake Charles, La.  The HOA contains several conditions precedent.  According to the press release, the VGS Group is developing a floating LNG import and regasification terminal situated offshore at Kakinada Deepwater Port in Andhra Pradesh, India, which will be East Coast India’s first LNG import...
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Lloyds Energy Group Files FTA LNG Export Application

Lloyds Energy Group LLC (Lloyds) has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy for authorization to export up to 9 million metric tons per annum (1.25 Bcf/day) of domestically produced LNG over a 25-year period.  Lloyds intends to export the LNG to nations having a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States from two floating liquefaction, storage, and offloading units it intends to build, own, and operate near Point Comfort, Texas on submerged lands currently owned by the Calhoun Port Authority.  Lloyds states that it also intends to file an application to export LNG to...
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