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November 27-28, 2014

In observance of Thanksgiving, LNGLawBlog will not publish its Daily LNG Headlines on November 27 and 28, 2014.

Pacific NorthWest LNG Terminal and WestCoast Connector Pipeline Receive B.C. Environmental Approval

The British Columbia (B.C.) Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued Environmental Assessment Certificates for Petronas’ proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export facility in Prince Rupert, B.C. and the proposed interconnected Prince Rupert Gas Transmission pipeline.  The EAO also approved Spectra Energy’s proposed Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission pipeline, which is intended to...

Freeport LNG Closes on Financing for First Two Liquefaction Trains; Issues Notice to Proceed with Construction

Today, Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P., (Freeport LNG) announced that its subsidiaries, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, and FLNG Liquefaction 2, LLC, successfully closed on debt and equity financing commitments of approximately $11 billion required for the development of the first two liquefaction trains at Freeport LNG’s proposed LNG export terminal on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. ...

DOE Approves Alaska LNG Project Exports to FTA Nations

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order approving Alaska LNG Project’s application to export up to 20 million metric tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG (929 Bcf) from its proposed LNG terminal in the Nikiski area of the Kenai Peninsula in south central Alaska to nations having a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States.  Alaska LNG Project’s application to export LNG...

Korea Gas Seeks to Sell Portion of its Share in LNG Canada

Reuters reports that Korea Gas Corp. is seeking to sell a portion of its 15% ownership share in LNG Canada, which is planning to construct an LNG export terminal near Kitimat, British Columbia.  The other owners of LNG Canada are Royal Dutch Shell, PetroChina, and Mitsubishi, which respectively own 50%, 20% and 15% of the company.

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