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Some Town Officials Remain Skeptical of Weaver’s Cove LNG Proposal

Following a presentation by Weaver’s Cove Energy CEO Gordon Shearer, several town officials from Fall River, Mass. told the Herald News that the alternative offshore unloading proposal does not alleviate their concerns with the project.

Shell to Sign MOU with AMO to Recruit American Mariners for its International LNG Fleet

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas announced yesterday that Shell Ship Management Limited will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the American Maritime Officers Union (AMO) to begin recruiting qualified AMO officers for Shell’s international LNG fleet, including 25 new LNG vessels scheduled for delivery over the next two years. The signing ceremony will take place this...

NATS: As U.S. Natural Gas Prices Rise, Spread Between U.S. and U.K. Price Levels Narrows

NATS noted in its market comments released yesterday that as NYMEX natural gas prices rise in the United States, the spread between the U.K. and U.S. gas price levels has narrowed “considerably.” NATS suggests that should U.S. gas traders conclude that current gas inventory levels in the United States  are insufficient , imports may increase at the soon-to-be...

Members of Maryland’s Congressional Delegation Condemn DEIS for Sparrows Point LNG Project

Maryland Democratic Senators Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin, as well as Maryland Democratic Congressional Representatives Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes, “condemned” the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) issued by FERC for the proposed Sparrows Point LNG terminal. The legislators also released a letter they sent to FERC Chairman...

Developer of Bradwood Landing LNG Project Challenges Referendum Language

NorthernStar Natural Gas Inc., the developer backing the Bradwood Landing LNG terminal proposal, has filed a challenge to the proposed ballot title for a referendum on the Clatsop County (Ore.) Commission’s decision to allow pipelines on lands zoned for open space, parks and recreation (OPR). According to the Daily Astorian, the challenge was filed yesterday in Clatsop County...

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