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Belarus Exploring Gas Diversity (UPI) Ukraine Working on Terminal to Receive Azerbaijani LNG (News.Az)

Weaver’s Cove Energy Invites FERC Chairman to Tour Project Site

Weaver’s Cove Energy CEO Gordon Shearer invited FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff to tour the proposed site of the LNG import facility. The invitation follows recent efforts by a number of congressional representatives to prevent further administrative reviews of the LNG proposal. Read more in Platts LNG Daily [subscription required].

Project Backers Suspend Development of Maple LNG Import Proposal

Citing North American natural gas market conditions, 4Gas, the developer backing the Maple LNG import project, said that it has suspended development efforts for the Nova Scotia, Canada, terminal. CTV offers additional details.

Opponents of Oregon LNG Project to Appeal Land Use Decision

Earlier this week Columbia Riverkeeper, a group opposed to the Oregon LNG import project and associated pipeline facilities, announced that it will appeal a Clatsop County hearing officer’s conditional approval of the land use application submitted by Oregon Pipeline Company, LLC. The Daily Astorian provides further coverage. Separately, FERC has released a letter sent by Commission...

Southern LNG Applies to Load LNG on Trucks at Elba Island Facility

On August 4, 2010, Southern LNG submitted an application to FERC to load LNG on trucks for regional distribution. The application contemplates reactivating the truck loading facilities at the Elba Island LNG terminal and beginning operations in November 2012. The filing notes that eight to ten tanker trucks will be loaded per day, which could expand to nearly 60 tanker trucks per...

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