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FERC Issues Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS for Excelerate’s Aguirre Project

Yesterday, FERC issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Excelerate Energy L.P.’s proposed Aguirre Offshore GasPort project, proposed to serve the existing onshore Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s Central Aguirre Power Plant. FERC’s notice invites public input on the scope of environmental review for the project an is...

European LNG Headlines

Poland Mulls Exporting Regasified LNG (Platts LNG Daily) [Subscription required] Azerbaijan: EU is not interested in gas project AGRI LNG, but its presentation will be held in European Commission this March (ABC.az) Ukraine Selects Terminal Site Near Pivdenny (Platts LNG Daily) [Subscription required]

Trinidad & Tobago LNG Exports to United States Fall Below Henry Hub Price

Trinidad Express reported today that prices of LNG exports from Trinidad and Tobago to the US have fallen below the Henry Hub price level, potentially affecting the country’s budget. However, Trinidad’s Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine told the newspaper that impact of relatively low gas prices in the United States on Trinidad’s economy should be limited because...

Negotiations Continue Over LNG Cargo Diversions from Tangguh LNG

Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] reports that negotiations are continuing between Sempra Energy and Indonesia’s gas producers regarding potential cargo diversions from the Tangguh LNG liquefaction facility. The article notes that Sempra may permit up to 54 cargos to be diverted from Sempra’s initial destination, the Costa Azul LNG regasification terminal in Baja...

FERC, DOT Spokespersons Respond to Local Group’s Concerns with Seismic Risks to Elba Island LNG Terminal

Responding to comments filed by a local group opposed to LNG trucking activity at the Elba Island LNG terminal, a FERC spokesperson told the Savannah Morning News that the Commission does not deal directly with seismic issues. Separately, a DOT spokesperson said he was unsure how his agency would use a recent Nuclear Regulatory Commission report on changes to the official federal...

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