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Article Assesses Status of British Columbia LNG Export Terminals

An article in MarketWatch reviews the status of the LNG export terminals proposed for the west coast of British Columbia, finding that four of the nine proposed projects are much further along in development than the others.

Exxon Affiliate Files for National Energy Board (Canada) LNG Export License

WCC LNG Ltd., a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Canada Ltd., and Imperial Oil Resources Limited have applied to Canada’s National Energy Board for a license to export up to 30 million tonnes of LNG (1,461 Bcf) per year over 25 years from a proposed LNG export terminal to be located in the vicinity of either Kitimat or Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The project could consist of up to...

British Columbia Government Working on Tax Model for LNG Terminals

The Wall Street Journal [subscription] reports that British Columbia Premier Christy Clark said in a recent interview that her government was in negotiations with the sponsor of a proposed LNG export terminal in British Columbia to establish a tax structure for the project that would serve as the model for other projects. According to the report, Clark stated that she hoped to reach an...

BG Group Files for NEB LNG Export License/Seeks Partners for LNG Project

The Financial Post reports that BG Group PLC (BG) has applied to Canada’s National Energy Board to export up to 21.6 million tonnes of LNG per year (2.9 Bcf/day) from its proposed LNG terminal on Ridley Island near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. According to the report, BG is seeking partners for the terminal project and is expecting to own less than 50% in the facility, which...

FERC to Prepare EIS for Magnolia LNG Export Project

FERC has issued a notice of its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for Magnolia LNG LLC’s proposed Magnolia LNG Project, involving construction and operation of natural gas liquefaction and storage facilities at the Port of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., for LNG export and domestic use. Copies of the notice can be accessed here, and the complete...

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