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Triton LNG Files for National Energy Board Export Authority

The Globe and Mail reports that Triton LNG LP, a joint venture between AltaGas Ltd. and Japanese oil company Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., filed an application with Canada’s National Energy Board for authority to export over a 25-year term up to 115 Bcf /year of LNG from a floating liquefaction storage and offloading (FLSO) vessel to be located in the Kitimat or Prince Rupert areas. The...

Goldboro LNG’s Nova Scotia Export Project under Environmental Review

CBC News reports that Pieridae Energy (Canada) Ltd.’s proposed Goldboro LNG export terminal in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia is under environmental review by the province. According to the article, the project has one committed customer but it has not secured a supply of gas and is looking at potential sources in the United States.

FERC Grants Sabine Pass Request to Install Structural Steel for Trains 3 and 4

Yesterday, FERC issued an order granting Sabine Pass LNG’s request to commence installation of structural steel for its LNG export terminal Stage 2 Liquefaction Trains 3 and 4 facilities and the Stage 2 Heavies Removal Unit facilities, as well as other Stage 2 facilities. FERC’s order can be accessed here, and the complete docket for the Sabine Pass LNG Stages 1 and 2 LNG export...

LNG Bunkering Terminal Planned for Jacksonville/Obama Administration Supports LNG Bunkering

The Jacksonville Daily Record reports that Clean Energy Fuels will construct at Jacksonville, Fla. the first LNG terminal on the U.S. east coast for ship fueling (bunkering), and truck and rail fueling. According to the article, the terminal will receive natural gas by pipeline, liquefy the gas, and then store the LNG until delivered.  Terminal construction is expected to be complete...

DOE Will Not Revoke LNG Export Permits to Restrain Domestic Natural Gas Prices

Paula Gant, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas, recently sent a letter to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) stating that DOE would not “rescind a previously-granted [LNG export] authorization except in the event of extraordinary circumstances or use this authority as a price maintenance mechanism.” The letter adds that DOE has not rescinded...

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