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Infrastructure to Support LNG Export Proposals on Canada’s West Coast Presents Challenges

Two energy industry analysts told Platts LNG Daily that they expect the infrastructure needed to support the various LNG export terminals proposed for Western Canada, particularly pipelines for gas supplies, could present significant challenges to project developers. [Subscription required]

Analyst’s Report: U.S. LNG Export Projects Face Stiff Competition from Traditional LNG Exporters

A report released this week by Fitch Ratings suggests that the relatively high capital costs for LNG export projects in the United States, particularly at the Sabine Pass LNG facility, could impact economic competiveness with traditional LNG exporters. Read more in Platts LNG Daily [subscription required].

Louisiana Senator, Congressman Encourage FERC to Complete Environmental Review of Sabine Pass LNG Liquefaction Project

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Congressman Jeff Landry (R-La.) sent a joint letter to FERC this week encouraging the Commission to complete its initial environmental review of the Sabine Pass LNG liquefaction project promptly. Specifically, the letter requests that FERC release its Environmental Assessment of the project by the end of this week in order to allow the project to begin...

Congressman Submits Questions to FERC Regarding Modifications to Puerto Rico’s EcoElectrica LNG Terminal

Earlier this month, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-Ill.) submitted a list of questions to FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff regarding proposed modifications to the EcoElectrica LNG terminal in Puerto Rico. Representative Gutierrez’s letter is available in FERC’s eLibrary under Docket No. CP95-35.

Jamaican Officials Hold Pre-Bidding Meeting on LNG Issues

The prime minister’s steering committee for Jamaica’s planned LNG import project held a meeting yesterday to hear from various stakeholders in the project. Find further details in the Jamaica Information Service.

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