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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....

Driftwood LNG Receives Long-Term FTA Export Authority

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Driftwood LNG LLC to export domestically produced LNG by vessel from the proposed Driftwood LNG Facility located in Calcasieu Parish, La. to nations with a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. The volume authorized for export is equivalent to approximately 1,496.5 Bcf/year of natural gas for a 30-year term....

Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Files FERC Application

Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC and Venture Global Gator Express, LLC announced that they have completed the preliminary review process and filed a formal application with FERC for authorization to site, construct and operate the Plaquemines LNG export terminal and interconnected Gator Express pipeline system. The 20.0 million tonnes per annum Plaquemines LNG facility will be...

DOE Releases LNG Export Data Through December 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data showing U.S. LNG import and export activity through December 2016.  The report shows that during December, 15 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were exported via vessel from the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La.: four cargoes to South Korea, three cargoes each to Mexico, China and Japan, and one cargo each to Egypt...

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