FERC Approves Corpus Christi LNG Terminal Application

FERC has issued an order approving Cheniere Energy affiliate Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC’s application to construct and operate bi-directional LNG export and import facilities and an interconnected pipeline on the northern shore of Corpus Christi Bay in San Patricio and Nueces Counties, Texas.  The proposed facilities would have the capability to liquefy for export approximately 15 million metric tons per year of LNG and vaporize approximately 400 MMcf per day of imported natural gas.  FERC’s order requires the terminal and pipeline facilities to be constructed and placed into service within five years from the date of the order.  FERC’s order can be found here, and the complete docket for the project can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. CP12-507.

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