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Weaver’s Cove Energy To Continue Pursuing LNG Import Project

James Grasso, a representative for Weaver’s Cove Energy, told the Providence Journal that the company expects to continue developing the Weaver’s Cove LNG terminal and associated pipeline despite a decision by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to sustain the Coastal Zone Management Act objections to the project, filed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Sen. Mikulski “Very Disappointed” in U.S. Commerce Department’s Decision on Sparrows Point LNG

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said in a press statement released last week that she is “very disappointed that Secretary Gutierrez did not uphold the State of Maryland’s decision against construction of an LNG facility at Sparrows Point.” She went on to reiterate her opposition to the project.

Cheniere, JPMorgan Enter Domestic Marketing Agreement

Late last week Cheniere Energy announced that its subsidiary, Cheniere Marketing, Inc., has entered into a domestic marketing agreement with JPMorgan Ventures Energy Corporation, a JPMorgan Chase & Co. subsidiary. Under the agreement, JPMorgan will purchase LNG delivered to Cheniere at its Sabine Pass LNG terminal and acquire a portion of Cheniere’s storage and regasification...

Weaver’s Cove Energy Granted Extension of Time to Construct LNG Facilities

FERC granted Weaver’s Cove Energy’s request for an extension of time to construct its proposed LNG terminal and associated pipeline in Fall River, Mass. According to the letter granting this request, Weaver’s Cove Energy now has until November 1, 2015, to construct the facilities. The filing is available in the FERC eLibrary under Docket. No. CP04-36.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Sustains Mass. CZMA Objections to Weaver’s Cove LNG Project

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez sustained the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) objections of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the Weaver’s Cove LNG terminal proposal. Gutierrez concluded in the decision that “[a]lthough the [Weaver’s Cove LNG] Project furthers the national interest in a significant and substantial manner, the national interest...

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