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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,...

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...

NextDecade May Become Public Company

Harmony Merger Corp. (Harmony) and privately held NextDecade, LLC (NextDecade) have announced that they have executed a non-binding letter of intent 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...

Shell Terminates Proposed Prince Rupert LNG Project

The Globe and Mail reports that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has “officially shelved” its plans to build the Prince Rupert LNG export project at Ridley Island, British Columbia (BC).  The article reports that Shell will continue advancing the proposed LNG Canada export terminal at Kitimat, BC.  LNG Canada is a joint venture comprised of Shell Canada, PetroChina Co. Ltd., Korea Gas Corp....

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...

Kinder Morgan, Inc. Sells 49% Interest in Elba Island LNG Export Terminal

Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced that investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners have become a 49% joint venture participant in Elba Liquefaction Company, L.L.C., which will own 10 liquefaction units and other ancillary equipment to be constructed for the proposed Elba Liquefaction Project at Kinder Morgan’s existing Elba Island LNG terminal near Savannah,...

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