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Freeport LNG Wins Bid for Land to Build Liquefaction Plant

Freeport LNG announced yesterday that Port Freeport Commissioners have accepted Freeport LNG’s bid for a long-term lease of a 170-acre tract of land on Quintana Island adjacent to Freeport LNG’s existing LNG regasification terminal. Freeport LNG states that it will use a portion of the parcel to build its liquefaction facility and that, once it obtains government approval...

Forecast Includes Power Needs of Two Kitimat LNG Terminals

BC Hydro has included in its Integrated Resource Plan the electricity needs of two LNG export terminals proposed to be built near Kitimat, British Columbia. The Plan’s forecasts of future demand include the expected power needs of the Douglas Channel and Kitimat LNG projects, which have received government approvals.  The Plan does not include the potential energy demand of other...

Shell Executive Urges Canadian LNG Export Terminal Operations Within the Decade

Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser told reporters yesterday that Canadian LNG export terminals need to be in operation within the decade to capture a share of the Asian LNG market and that he believes the streamlined regulatory review process proposed by the government will permit such a timeline.  Voser added that news may be forthcoming about...

Sabine Pass Files Answer to Sierra Club’s Motion for Stay

Sabine Pass Liquefaction filed a response to Sierra Club’s motion for stay of FERC’s order approving the Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La. Sabine Pass argues that Sierra Club failed to establish that it will suffer irreparable harm if a stay is not granted and that granting a stay will cause Sabine Pass and the communities of Southwestern Louisiana...

Opposition Group Files Response to Downeast LNG Comments

Save Passamaquoddy Bay filed responses with FERC to Downeast LNG’s recent comments, rebutting Downeast’s claims regarding the lack of natural gas supply options in New England and the need for Downeast’s proposed LNG import terminal.  The comments are available in FERC’s eLibrary under Docket No. CP07-52.

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