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Town of Saint Andrews Voices Continued Opposition to Downeast LNG Project

The mayor of the Town of Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, sent a letter to FERC voicing the Town’s continued opposition to the proposed Downeast LNG import project due to the potential impacts of the project on, among other things, local tourism. The letter can be found on eLibrary under Docket No....

Shell and Kinder Morgan Announce Plan to Export LNG from the Elba Island Terminal

Shell US Gas & Power LLC (Shell) and Southern Liquefaction Company, LLC announced plans to form a limited liability company to develop a natural gas liquefaction plant in two phases at Southern LNG Company, LLC’s existing Elba Island LNG Terminal, near Savannah, Ga. According to the press release, the project will use Shell’s “innovative small-scale liquefaction...

New Mexico’s Governor Files Comments Supporting LNG Exports

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Chu in support of LNG exports and, citing employment, investment and balance of trade benefits, urged DOE to approve the pending LNG export applications.

DOE Denies Sierra Club’s Rehearing and Stay Request re Sabine Pass LNG Export Authorization

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order denying Sierra Club’s request for rehearing and stay of DOE’s Final Opinion and Order, which granted Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC’s application to export LNG from the Sabine Pass LNG terminal to countries without a Free Trade Agreement with the United States. DOE reaffirmed its denial of Sierra...

Japanese Companies File Comments at DOE in Support of U.S. LNG Exports to Non-FTA Nations

The Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan and Japanese utilities Osaka Gas and Chubu Electric filed comments at the U.S. Department of Energy in support of U.S. LNG exports to countries without a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. These and other comments on DOE’s report on the macroeconomic effects of U.S. LNG exports are available on DOE’s...

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