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Developers of Marcellus Shale Gas Unconcerned about Competition with LNG Imports

Several producers of Marcellus Shale gas told the Platts Oil and Gas Shale Developer Conference yesterday that they do not believe potential competition with U.S. LNG imports will delay development of Marcellus projects. One developer noted that U.S. LNG import levels have been unpredictable in recent years, causing difficulties in modeling the effects of LNG imports on the U.S. gas...

New Brunswick Firefighters Trained to Support Canaport LNG Personnel

The Telegraph-Journal reports that firefighters in St. John, New Brunswick, have received training on the use of Purple K, a chemical used as one of many fire suppression systems at the Canaport LNG import terminal. Firefighters from St. John will support Canaport LNG’s personnel in case of emergency.

Land Zoning Change Could Affect Pipeline Associated with Bradwood Landing LNG

The Clatsop County Planning Commission will convene a hearing on June 9 to address a zone change application for a parcel of land that a natural gas pipeline associated with the Bradwood Landing LNG import terminal is currently planned to traverse. The change sought would change the parcel’s zoning from open space, parks, and recreation to lake and wetland. However, the Daily...

Maine Lawmakers Face Political Pressure Over Energy Corridor, LNG Projects

CBC provides coverage of the political environment in Maine surrounding three LNG import terminal proposals and a planned energy corridor between New Brunswick and Maine.

Consultant Criticizes Safety and Security of Sparrows Point LNG Facility

At a news conference held yesterday by an LNG opposition group, a former Central Intelligence Agency official now working as a security consultant told local residents that the developer of the Sparrows Point LNG import terminal has not sufficiently addressed potential risks posed by piracy and terrorism. Charles S. Faddis said, “AES wants to build this facility without putting...

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