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Cambridge Energy Subsidiary Files for DOE LNG Export Authority

CE FLNG, LLC, a subsidiary of Cambridge Energy Holdings, LLC, filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for long-term, multi-contract authorizations to export up to 8 million metric tons per year (approximately 389.6 Bcf) of domestically produced LNG over a thirty-year period from a floating terminal it intends to construct, own, and operate in nearshore Plaquemines...

Alaska Governor Looks to Asian Markets for Alaskan LNG Supplies

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell is conducting an economic trade mission with energy officials in Japan and South Korea to promote Alaskan LNG supplies. Read more in the Governor’s press release.  A related article in the Alaska Dispatch discusses Japanese consortium Resources Energy Inc.’s efforts to secure Alaskan gas.

Democrats Ask DOE to Conduct EIS on Fracking Before Approving More LNG Export Applications

The Hill reports that a group of twenty Democratic U.S. Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Chu today requesting that DOE conduct an environmental impact statement to consider the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing before DOE approves additional LNG export applications.

U.S. Representatives Urge DOE to Complete LNG Export Study and Approve Pending LNG Export Applications

Yesterday, a bipartisan coalition of sixteen members of Congress from western states sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Chu urging the DOE to promptly complete its study on the macroeconomic effects of U.S. LNG exports and approve pending LNG export applications. 

FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for Oregon LNG Export Project

FERC issued a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for LNG Development Company, LLC’s proposed Oregon LNG Export Project in Cowlitz County, Wash., and related Oregon Pipeline Company pipeline. Comments on the scope of the EIS are due November 8, 2012. The notice can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. PF12-18.

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