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FERC Authorizes Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project

FERC has issued an order authorizing Gulf LNG Liquefaction Company, LLC and Gulf LNG Energy, LLC (“Gulf Energy”) to site, construct, and operate new facilities for the export of LNG at Gulf Energy’s existing LNG import terminal in Jackson County, Miss., near the city of Pascagoula (“Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project”).  The Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project will enable the receipt, treatment, liquefaction, and export of up to 10.85 million metric tons per year of natural gas as LNG....
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Total and Tellurian Finalize Driftwood Equity Investment and LNG Purchase Agreements

Tellurian Inc. (Tellurian) announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with Total Delaware, Inc. (Total) and Total Gas & Power North America, Inc. (Total Gas & Power), subsidiaries of Total S.A., for Total Gas & Power to purchase one million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG from the proposed Driftwood LNG terminal (Driftwood) in Calcasieu Parish, La., and for Total to invest $500 million in Driftwood Holdings LP.  According to the press release, Tellurian and Total Gas & Power have also entered into a definitive sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for an additional...
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FERC Extends Delfin LNG In-Service Date Deadline One Year

FERC has issued a letter granting Delfin LNG LLC’s (Delfin LNG) request for an extension of time, to September 28, 2020, to complete construction of the authorized onshore facilities required to service its proposed offshore LNG terminal and make them available for service by September 28, 2020. Delfin LNG had requested a 3.5 year extension. Read more in the Platts...
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FERC Releases Draft EIS for Alaska LNG Project

FERC has released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Alaska LNG Project proposed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC). The Alaska LNG Project is comprised of “an 806.6-mile-long natural gas pipeline and associated above ground facilities, and a 20-million-metric-ton per annum liquefaction facility to commercialize the natural gas resources of Alaska’s North Slope.” The draft EIS “concludes that approval of the Project would result in a number of significant environmental impacts, but the majority of impacts would be less than significant based on...
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Venture Global LNG Raises $675 Million of Additional Capital for Plaquemines LNG Project

Venture Global LNG, Inc. announced that it has raised $675 million of additional capital which will be used primarily for the further development of the company’s proposed 20 million tonnes per annum Plaquemines LNG export project in Plaquemines Parish, La. According to the press release, “[i]n addition to the $855 million of capital previously raised at Venture Global LNG and the $1.3 billion project-level equity commitment from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners for the company’s Calcasieu Pass LNG project, Venture Global LNG has now raised total committed capital of over $2.8 billion to...
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Delfin LNG Requests 3.5 Year Extension to Construct Facilities

Delfin LNG LLC (“Delfin LNG”) has filed a request with FERC for a three year and six month extension of time to construct, operate and maintain onshore metering, compression, and piping facilities located in Cameron Parish, La. (“onshore facilities”). The onshore facilities will exclusively transport and deliver natural gas to Delfin LNG’s proposed deepwater port in federal waters offshore Louisiana (“offshore facilities”). The request states that “[d]ue to the detailed nature of the engineering design of the offshore facilities … and the complexity of developing the necessary commercial...
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CCL Granted Extension to December 2021 to Place Train 3 Into Service

FERC has issued a letter order granting Corpus Christi Liquefaction’s (CCL) request for a two-year extension, to December 30, 2021, to place liquefaction Train 3, LNG Storage Tank B, and the East Jetty into service at CCL’s liquefaction and export terminal facility at Corpus Christi, Texas....
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