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DOE Releases LNG Export Data through March 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy has released its LNG Monthly data covering U.S. LNG exports from January 2017 through March 2017.  The data indicate the following cargoes of domestically produced LNG were shipped from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. during March 2017:  three to Mexico, two each to South Korea and Jordan, and one each to Pakistan, Turkey,...

Dominion Cove Point Terminal Construction 89 Percent Complete

Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG has submitted a status report to FERC covering construction at its LNG export terminal at Lusby, Md. through April 2017.  The report states that engineering and engineered equipment procurement is essentially complete, and construction is 89.0% complete.  ...

Magnolia LNG Cleared to Begin Initial Site Preparation

FERC has issued a notice granting Magnolia LNG permission to commence initial site preparation activities for the Magnolia LNG Project in Lake Charles, La.  The approval does not grant Magnolia LNG the authority to commence construction of project facilities at the LNG terminal.  ...

Non-FTA LNG Exports Authorized from ExxonMobil’s Golden Pass Terminal

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Golden Pass Products LLC (Golden Pass), a partnership of Qatar Petroleum International and ExxonMobil affiliates,  to export domestically produced LNG from its proposed Golden Pass Terminal near Sabine Pass, in Jefferson County, Texas to countries without a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States.  The order...

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...

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