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FERC to Prepare Environmental Assessment for Elba Island LNG Export Project

FERC has issued a notice that it will prepare an environmental assessment (EA) for the Elba Liquefaction Project, which involves the construction of LNG export facilities and related pipeline modifications at the existing LNG terminal at Elba Island, Ga. Comments on the scope of the EA are due May 22, 2013. FERC’s notice can be accessed here, and the complete docket for the Elba...

Magnolia LNG Files Draft Resource Reports

Magnolia LNG, LLC filed Draft Resource Reports 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) under FERC’s pre-filing environmental review procedures for Magnolia’s proposed LNG export terminal at the Port of Lake Charles, La. The reports can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. PF13-9.

FERC Relies on Marketplace to Determine Which LNG Projects Get Built

Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] reports that FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller recently explained that in reviewing LNG export terminal applications, FERC does not consider the likelihood of success for a project but allows the marketplace to determine which projects get built. Moeller added that FERC does not consider LNG export policy issues either, as those are considered by...

Article Examines LNG Export Terminal Financing Arrangements

An official with the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects writes in the Alaska Dispatch regarding how various LNG export terminals were financed and options for Alaska LNG terminal developers.

Sabine Pass LNG Submits Construction Progress Report

Sabine Pass LNG (“Sabine”) has submitted its March 2013 status report to the FERC regarding construction of Sabine’s LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The report states that engineering on the project is 51.9% complete, procurement is 43.7% complete, and overall project completion stands at 26.4%.  On an overall basis, the project schedule is ahead of the...

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