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Cyprus Seeks “Considerable Stake” in LNG Plant, Sylikiotis Says (Bloomberg)

Cheniere Energy Official Eyes South America for US LNG Exports

Speaking at a conference this week, Cheniere Energy CEO Charif Souki said that South America, rather than Asia, is the better market for US LNG exports, where LNG could displace diesel as the fuel for power generation.  Read more in Platts LNG Daily [subscription required]. On a related note, Upstream reported that Souki expects Cheniere to file its FERC application to construct an LNG...

Sabine Pass LNG Files Opposition to Sierra Club FERC Intervention

On March 23, 2012, Sabine Pass LNG filed a motion to oppose the Sierra Club’s late intervention in the Sabine Pass LNG Liquefaction Project proceeding at FERC. Documents from this case can be found in FERC’s eLibrary under Docket No. CP11-72.

Jordan Cove Geared Up for a Second Round of FERC Review

“We are going through the whole thing again,” remarked Jordan Cove Energy Partners’ project manger Bob Braddock, referring to FERC Staff’s visit to Jordan Cove’s proposed LNG export terminal site. This time, however, FERC will be reviewing the differences between Jordan Cove’s proposed LNG export terminal and its LNG import terminal project, which was...

Study: Fears That Increased US LNG Exports Will Fuel Dramatic Price Increases Are Unrealistic

A new study by NATS [subscription required] titled, “Competitiveness of US LNG Exports in Asia,” finds that increased U.S. LNG exports will not result in dramatic price increases for domestic natural gas.  The study also addresses the competition between U.S. and Australian LNG exports to serve the Asian LNG market and concludes that increased U.S. LNG exports will not...

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