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Rhode Island Congressional Delegation Raise Concerns with Weaver’s Cove LNG Project

Earlier this month members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation wrote to FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff expressing their concern with the planned Weaver’s Cove LNG import project. In their letter, available in the FERC eLibrary under Docket No. CP04-36, the Members of Congress also invited Chairman Wellinghoff and the other FERC commissioners to meet with the...

Kenai LNG Backers Seek Reauthorization of Export License Without Conditions Sought by Alaskan Legislators

On August 17, 2010, ConocoPhillips requested that the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy extend the export license for the Kenai LNG liquefaction facility without the limitations requested by a number of Alaskan state legislators. In its letter to the U.S. Department of Energy, ConocoPhillips argued that existing contractual arrangements “would satisfy...

FERC Pre-Filing Process Not Applicable to Cameron LNG Re-Export Proposal

Yesterday FERC notified Cameron LNG, LLC that the Commission’s pre-filing procedures and review process are not applicable to the company’s proposal to modify its facility to allow re-exports of foreign-sourced LNG. FERC’s letter on this issue is available in the Commission’s eLibrary.

European LNG Headlines

Montoir LNG Terminal Maintenance Has Little Impact on LNG Flows (ICIS Heren) [Subscription required] Klaipedos Nafta to Lead Lithuanian LNG Terminal Plan (ICIS Heren) [Subscription required] Germany Could Delay Polish LNG Project: Report (Platts LNG Daily) [Subscription required]

Washington State Denies Water Quality Certification for Bradwood Landing Pipeline Project

Earlier this month the Department of Ecology for the State of Washington denied an application for water quality certification filed by NorthernStar Energy, LLC for the Bradwood Landing Pipeline project. In its denial letter, available in the FERC eLibrary under Docket No. CP06-365, the Department of Ecology noted that NorthernStar failed to submit enough information for the Department...

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