FERC Authorizes Elba Island Expansion; Calhoun Construction

Yesterday FERC announced that Calhoun LNG has approval to begin construction of its proposed LNG import terminal and associated Point Comfort Pipeline. The Calhoun LNG regasification facility will have an initial sendout capacity of 1 Bcf/d. The order authorizing construction is available in FERC eLibrary under Docket No. CP05-91.

FERC concurrently announced authorization  of the Elba Island LNG expansion, including two new 200,000 cubic meter storage tanks, expanded docking facilities to accommodate larger LNG vessels, and a new gas pipeline from the Elba Island LNG terminal to existing gas lines. FERC’s decision is available in the eLibrary under Docket No. CP06-470.

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