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Cambridge Energy Subsidiary Receives DOE FTA LNG Export Authority

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted the application of CE FLNG, LLC (CE FLNG), a subsidiary of Cambridge Energy Holdings, LLC, 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...

FERC Approves Pre-filing Process for Excelerate’s Lavaca Bay Project

FERC has approved use of its pre-filing environmental review process for Excelerate Liquefaction Solutions I, LLC and Lavaca Bay Pipeline System, LLC’s planned floating LNG export terminal to be constructed in the Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort in Calhoun County, Texas. FERC’s approval letter can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. PF13-1.

Senator Wyden Urges Caution on U.S. LNG Export Policy

The Oil & Gas Financial Journal reports that, in a recent interview, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) stated that policymakers should move cautiously and should consider the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing and domestic natural gas price implications when formulating U.S. LNG export policy. Wyden, soon to head the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, added that...

Member of Canadian Parliament Files Letter Opposing LNG Development on Passamaquoddy Bay

John Williamson, member of the Canadian House of Commons representing the New Brunswick Southwest district, filed a letter at FERC stating his opposition to LNG development, terminals and traffic in Passamaquoddy Bay. Mr. Williamson stated that his position is consistent with the policy of the Government of Canada, and that “[w]e will continue to use all diplomatic and legal...

Alaska Gasline Port Authority Replies to DOE Information Request on LNG Export Application

Alaska Gasline Port Authority (AGPA) filed a response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) letter requesting additional information related to AGPA’s pending LNG export application. In its response, AGPA (1) stated that a process was in place for construction of a pipeline to deliver gas to Port Valdez for export as LNG, (2) identified Prudhoe Bay and the Point Thomson...

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