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June 25 – 29, 2012

LNGLawBlog will not publish its Daily LNG Headlines on June 25 through June 29, 2012. Please contact LNGLawBlog if you have any questions.

Apache’s Proposed Kitimat Startup Pushed Back a Year

The projected date for the first cargo to leave Apache Corporation’s proposed LNG terminal at Kitimat, B.C., is now 2017, a year later than previously planned, according to an Apache official. The delay is attributed to a lack of firm contracts with Asian LNG buyers. Read more in the Financial Post article.

India Seeks to Import LNG from U.S. Terminals

India’s GAIL wants to purchase LNG from all seven of the LNG export terminals planned in the United States, but cannot finalize supply agreements until the U.S. Department of Energy permits those terminals to export LNG to countries that do not have Free Trade Agreements with the United States.  Read more in the Business Standard.

European LNG Headlines

Swedegas and Vopak Investigate Open Access LNG Terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden (Cisionwire)

Editorial Promotes U.S. LNG Exports

An editorial in USA Today argues that exports of U.S. LNG would not result in drastic increases in domestic gas prices and that the U.S. Government should not block LNG exports.

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