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Oregon Congresspersons Ask FERC How It Handles Land Rights Issues for Oregon LNG Project

Citing the recent federal court ruling regarding Oregon LNG’s rights to the land necessary to construct its proposed LNG export terminal in Warrenton, Ore., Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Representative Suzanne Bonamici have sent a letter to FERC asking how it “handles situations where the project under review does not or may not have the ability to construct a facility...

FERC Staff Finds Jordan Cove Energy Project’s LNG Terminal an Environmentally Acceptable Action

FERC’s environmental staff (Staff) has released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project LNG export terminal at Coos Bay, Ore., and interconnected pipeline (together, the “Project”). The Staff concludes that construction and operation of the Project would result in some limited adverse environmental impacts, but most of these impacts...

Alaska Governor Calls Special Legislative Session to Consider Alaska LNG and Gas Reserve Tax Proposals

Alaska Governor Walker has called a special legislative session for October 24 to consider Alaskan natural gas issues, including the Alaska LNG project and implementation of a new gas reserves tax on unproduced gas.  The press release contains links to the Walker Administrations’ assessment of the Alaska LNG project, which identifies certain remaining issues needing resolution.  ...

Port Dolphin Energy Abandons Plans for Deepwater Port and Pipeline Into Florida

Port Dolphin Energy (Port Dolphin) has filed a motion requesting that FERC vacate the order in which Port Dolphin received certificates and waivers to construct an onshore pipeline in Florida to import regasified LNG from Port Dolphin’s proposed offshore Deepwater LNG Port.  Port Dolphin stated that due to changed market conditions where the United States is positioned to become an...

Cameron LNG Files Expansion Application

Cameron LNG has filed an application with FERC to expand the maximum liquefaction and export capabilities of its LNG terminal under construction at Hackberry, La. by 9.97 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) (515 Bcf) to 24.92 MTPA.    

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