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DOE Approves Eagle Maxville LNG Exports

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order authorizing Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville II LLC (Eagle Maxville) to export over 20 years up to 2.8 Bcf/year (0.01 Bcf/day) of LNG to nations with and without a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.  Eagle Maxville is authorized to export domestically produced LNG in ISO containers loaded at its Maxville Facility in...

DOE Releases LNG Export Data through July 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG imports and exports for the period February 2016 through July 2017. The top five recipients of exported LNG from the United States, and the percentages of the total amount of LNG exported for the period, are Mexico (23.3%), South Korea (8.8%), China (8.8%), Chile (8.7%) and Japan (7.2%)....

DOE Proposes Expedited Approval for Small-Scale LNG Exports

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has promulgated a proposed rule that will provide for expedited approval of small-scale exports of natural gas, including LNG, from U.S. export facilities.  According to the press release, the U.S. small-scale LNG export market involves exports of small volumes of natural gas from the United States primarily to countries in the Caribbean, Central...

FERC Authorizes Dominion Cove Point Commissioning Activities

FERC has issued a letter authorizing Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP (Dominion) to perform certain commissioning activities at its LNG export project at Lusby, Md. Dominion is authorized “to introduce hazardous fluids and perform related commissioning activities for the following: feed gas to the pretreatment and liquefaction areas and equipment related to ship loading, including...

Fourchon LNG Files for DOE Export Authority

Fourchon LNG LLC (Fourchon LNG) has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for long-term, multi-contract authorization to export up to 260 Bcf/year of domestically produced LNG for 30 years to countries which have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States and for 20 years to any countries without an FTA with the United States. Fourchon LNG proposes to...

FERC Terminates Pre-Filing Process for G2 LNG Export Project

FERC Staff has sent a letter to counsel for G2 LNG, LLC (“G2 LNG”) stating that it was terminating the pre-filing environmental review process for G2 LNG’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal on the west bank of the Calcasieu River in Cameron Parish, La. The letter states, among other things, that G2 LNG has not filed the draft resource reports “needed for staff to continue...

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