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Sparrows Point LNG Opponents Seeking to Develop Proposed Terminal Site

Opponents of the Sparrows Point LNG project are exploring options for turning the terminal’s proposed site into a tourist venue, according to The Baltimore Sun. LNG Opposition team members have met with state officials to discuss the possibility of bringing a retired aircraft carrier, the USS Forrestal, to serve as a museum. However, the vice president of the U.S.S. Forrestal...

Sempra May Delay Construction On Port Arthur Terminal

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Sempra Energy may postpone construction on its proposed LNG terminal in Port Arthur, Texas, for one year due to its inability to secure supply for the facility. However, Sempra LNG chief executive Darcel Hulse maintains that decreased natural gas prices and the Energy Information Administration’s report of increased storage levels do not...

Sale of Bear Head LNG Not Finalized

U.S. Venture Energy’s acquisition of Bear Head LNG did not occur yesterday as planned, project developer Anadarko Petroleum said in a filing with the Security and Exchange Commission yesterday. According to MarketWatch, the filing indicates that Anadarko is assessing its strategic options with regard to the project.

LNG Shippers Urged to Stop “Poaching” LNG Crews

Nordin Mat Yusoff, the chairman of the Malaysian Shipowners Association and vice president of fleet management for MISC’s fleet, has cautioned against staffing LNG vessels with officers trained other fuel companies. “Pinching and poaching could be catastrophic for the industry,” he said. Lloyd’s List has more details. [Subscription required]

Fall River Mayor Opposes Eminent Domain

Fall River Mayor Edward M. Lambert, Jr. reaffirmed his position that he will not invoke eminent domain to seize the land Weaver’s Cove Energy plans to utilize for its LNG terminal. According to The Herald News, however, as a strategic matter Lambert has decided not to veto the eminent domain resolution approved by the City Council on Sept. 26; instead, he will take no action...

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