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Bear Head LNG Feeder Pipeline Receives Environmental Approval

On December 22, 2016, the Nova Scotia Minister of Environment approved the environmental assessment authorizing construction of Bear Paw Pipeline Corporation Inc.’s (Bear Paw) 62.5 mile pipeline to provide gas to the proposed Bear Head LNG export facility in Point Tupper, Richmond County, Nova Scotia. The Bear Paw pipeline would interconnect the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline...

Transco Proposes Pipeline to Serve Corpus Christi and Freeport LNG Terminal Customers

Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco) has filed an application with FERC to construct and operate its Gulf Connector Expansion Project, which would provide 400,000 dt/day of firm transportation service to Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC (CCL) and 75,000 dt/day of firm transportation service to Osaka Gas Trading & Export LLC. The Gulf Connector Expansion Project would...

FERC Approves Freeport LNG Feeder Pipeline Project

FERC has issued an order authorizing Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) to construct and operate the Coastal Bend Header Project pipeline facilities which will provide 1.42 Bcf/day of firm gas transportation service to Freeport LNG Development, LP’s liquefaction and LNG export terminal under construction on Quintana Island in Brazoria County, Texas.  BP Energy Company,...

Alaska LNG Files Monthly Status Report

Alaska LNG has filed a report with FERC covering through April 2016 the status of pre-filing environmental review activities for its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Nikiski, Alaska and 800-mile interconnected pipeline.  The report states that due to ongoing pre-Front End Engineering and Design (pre-FEED) and engineering optimization work, the submittal of a final...

TransCanada Receives Permit for LNG Canada Feeder Pipeline

TransCanada Corporation announced that it has received the last of the permits it needs from the British Columbia (B.C.) Oil and Gas Commission to build and operate the Coastal GasLink pipeline, a 670-kilometre pipeline that would bring gas from the Groundbirch area near Dawson Creek to the proposed LNG Canada liquefaction and export terminal near Kitimat, B.C. for export to Asian...

ExxonMobil Outlines Pluses and Minuses of Alaska LNG Project

The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that ExxonMobil, co-sponsor of the Alaska LNG project, recently gave a presentation to the Alaska legislature outlining the pluses and minuses of the project, of which the State of Alaska is a 25% partner.  Pluses include existing gas production infrastructure on Alaska’s North Slope, close proximity to Asian markets, and experienced regulators...

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