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NATS: Sabine Pass Terminal to Receive Cool-Down Cargo

NATS [subscription required] reports that Sabine Pass LNG has requested permission from FERC to receive a cool-down cargo on February 18, 2008.

Local Activists Collect Petition Signatures Opposing WestPac LNG

The Powell River Peak reports that Texada Action Now (TAN) has gathered the signatures of 84% of Texada Island’s adult population on petitions opposing WestPac LNG’s terminal proposal. Stu Leson, president of WestPac LNG, told the publication, “Certainly, in our minds, they need more information about the project before they can make an informed decision. We’re...

Industry Representatives Analyze Benefits of New LNG Projects

Platts LNG Daily offers an in-depth analysis of the impact of the major new LNG import terminals and gas pipelines in North America in 2007-08. According to one consultant, “The increased use of LNG could…have a dampening effect on high winter [gas] prices in the Northeast.” [Subscription required]

Editorial: County Commission Errs in Approving Bradwood Landing Land-Use Application

An editorial carried by the Daily Astorian voices concern that the Clatsop County Commission’s decision to approve the Bradwood Landing LNG land-use application was made hastily and may give the project developer NorthernStar Natural Gas too much say in local affairs. The piece notes that Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) recently expressed concerns with the federal approval...

Regas Terminal Proposed for Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Earlier this week Gulf United Energy announced that it has joined with Mexicana de Gas Natural to propose an LNG regasification terminal for Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. This 300-500 Mmcf/d project is scheduled to begin operations in 2011. CNN Money carries the company’s press release.

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