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Sabine Pass LNG Files Monthly Construction Progress Report

Sabine Pass LNG (SPL) has filed with FERC its monthly construction progress report covering October 2013 for its LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The report states that Stage 1 (Trains 1 and 2) engineering is 83.2% complete, procurement is 73.2% complete, and subcontract and direct hire construction work are 29.8% and 9.1% complete, respectively.  Stage 1 overall project...

DOE Approves Advanced Energy Solutions and Argent Marine Management FTA Exports

The U.S. Department of Energy has approved Advanced Energy Solutions L.L.C.’s (AES) application to export 8 Bcf/year of LNG in ISO containers transported on ocean-going vessels to nations in Central America and the Caribbean which have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States.  AES will obtain LNG from the proposed Floridian Natural Gas Storage facility in Martin County,...

Cameron LNG Application Next on DOE’s Order of Precedence

According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Order of Precedence, up next for DOE review is Cameron LNG’s application to export 620 Bcf/year to nations without a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States from its proposed export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  Last week, DOE approved Freeport LNG’s application to export additional LNG volumes to non-FTA...

Unveiling of B.C. LNG Tax Program Pushed Back to February 2014

The Financial Post reports that the details of British Columbia’s (B.C.) proposed tax program on LNG output has been pushed back from this month to February 2014.  According to Rich Coleman, B.C.’s minister of natural gas development, the tax is on LNG output at the plant level, so it also will apply to gas moving to the Canadian West Coast from Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Alaska LNG Project Study Released

Yesterday, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources released the Alaska North Slope Royalty Study to assist the state in characterizing and developing fiscal and policy measures to advance the Alaska LNG Project, and “to provide information to help the State protect its royalty interest in the State’s gas, and to ensure that the State maximizes the value of its natural gas.”...

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