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Nexen CEO Expects to Market Gas from British Columbian Shale as LNG

Marvin Romanow, CEO of Nexen Inc., said this week that he expects Nexen will market some of its shale gas production as LNG and export it from British Columbian LNG liquefaction projects currently in development. The Calgary Herald notes that Romanow called LNG export from British Columbia a “very realistic possibility.”

Congressman Attends Dedication for New Marine Security System at Cove Point LNG Facility

Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) attended the dedication ceremony this week for the SureTrak marine surveillance system at the Cove Point LNG import terminal. Read more in TheBayNet.com.

Alaskan Utility Regulators Seek Information on Potential LNG Imports

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska, the body that regulates Alaska’s local utilities, will convene a public meeting in the coming weeks to receive information regarding proposals by various utilities to import LNG. Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] provides further coverage.

Rhode Island Files Senate Resolution with FERC Opposing Weaver’s Cove LNG

Rhode Island has submitted to FERC a copy of Senate Resolution 456, a non-binding resolution passed by the state senate opposing the proposed Weaver’s Cove LNG import project. The resolution is available in the Commission’s eLibrary under Docket No. CP04-36.

Nitrogen Injection System Proposed for Everett LNG Facility Not Subject to Mandatory FERC Pre-Filing Process

FERC informed Distrigas, the operator of the Everett LNG import terminal, that the company will not be required to conform to mandatory pre-filing procedures and review process of its planned installation of a nitrogen injection system at the Everett facility in Massachusetts. FERC’s determination is available in FERC’s eLibrary.

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