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NextDecade to Become Public Company After Merger

Privately held NextDecade, LLC (NextDecade) and Harmony Merger Corp. (Harmony) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for a business combination transaction which would result in NextDecade becoming a publicly listed company.  NextDecade is the sponsor of the proposed Rio Grande LNG export terminal project located in Brownsville, Texas, and interconnected pipeline. ...

Industrial Consumer Group Urges Pause on Further LNG Exports

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America have sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry requesting, among other things, “a moratorium on further LNG export approvals until the definition of ‘public interest’ is fully explored, vetted, and agreed upon.” The letter alleges that recent LNG policy positions and claims made by the Center for Liquefied Natural...

Alaska LNG Project Application Filed With FERC

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation announced that today it filed an application to obtain a Natural Gas Act Section 3 permit with FERC for its proposed Alaska LNG project, which is comprised of a gas treatment plant located at Prudhoe Bay, an 800-mile pipeline to Southcentral Alaska, and a natural gas liquefaction plant in Nikiski to produce LNG for export. The announcement...

FERC Authorizes Train 3 Exports from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Cheniere Energy to commence liquefaction and export activities from Train 3 of the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La....

Resources Energy’s Proposed Alaska LNG Terminal Cancelled

KTVA Alaska reports that Japanese-based firm Resources Energy, Inc. (REI) has cancelled its plans to build a small, nearly $1 billion LNG plant at Port MacKenzie, Cook Inlet, Alaska due to low LNG prices.  REI planned to supply LNG to two municipal and regional industrial customers in Japan.    ...

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