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El Paso Spokesperson: Gulf LNG Terminal Expecting First Commissioning Cargo This Summer

A spokesperson for El Paso Corporation told the Mississippi Press that the first commissioning cargo is expected to be delivered to the Gulf LNG terminal sometime this summer. The company spokesperson went on to note that commercial operations could begin in October.

Editorial Critical of Requests that States Divest from Hess Corp. Over Weaver’s Cove LNG Proposal

An editorial carried in today’s Providence Journal criticizes requests that Massachusetts and Rhode Island divest any state funds from Hess Corporation due to the company’s continued development of the Weaver’s Cove LNG import proposal. The editorial notes that Hess Corp. is a major employer in the region and that state governments should encourage diverse energy...

FERC Seeks Additional Environmental Data from Oregon LNG

FERC has asked Oregon LNG to provide additional environmental data regarding the company’s planned LNG import facility and associated natural gas pipeline. The data request is available in FERC’s eLibrary under Docket No. CP09-6.

European LNG Headlines

Qatar Inks Deal to Sell LNG to Britain’s Centrica for Delivery to Isle of Grain (Bloomberg)

Coos Bay Port Director Encourages Expansion of Planned Jordan Cove LNG Facility

Speaking to the Coos Bay Port Commission last week, Port Executive Director Jeff Bishop encouraged the commissioners to request that Jordan Cove LNG maximize its investment in the local community by expanding its planned facility. Others at the meeting voiced their continued opposition to the LNG import proposal. KCBY News offers further coverage.

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