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Avocet LNG to Develop Deepwater LNG Port for Offshore Louisiana

TC Offshore LLC has filed an application with FERC to abandon, by sale to Avocet LNG, LLC (Avocet), its Grand Chenier System located offshore and onshore Louisiana for use by Avocet as part of a proposed Deepwater Port LNG export project.  According to the application, Avocet’s proposed project would involve a mooring system to be built in federal waters near the terminus points of the...

First LNG Export from the U.S. Lower 48 States Leaves Sabine Pass Terminal

Reuters reports that the first LNG export cargo from the United States lower 48 states left Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass export terminal in Louisiana yesterday bound for Brazil.  

Douglas Channel LNG Project Postponed

The Financial Post reports that the proposed small-scale Douglas Channel LNG liquefaction plant and export terminal in British Columbia has been postponed due to the inability of its sponsors “to secure meaningful off-take agreements for the project” and “due to adverse economic conditions and worsening global energy price levels.”  The sponsors of the project are AltaGas, Idemitsu...

Sempra Energy and Woodside Sign Project Development Agreement for Port Arthur LNG Terminal

Sempra Energy announced that its Sempra LNG & Midstream unit has entered into a Project Development Agreement with a subsidiary of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. (Woodside) to advance the development of the proposed Port Arthur LNG liquefaction facility and export terminal in Port Arthur, Texas.  According to the press release, the new agreement expands on the companies’ June 2015...

Cheniere to Launch First LNG Cargo from Sabine Pass Terminal

Today, Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. announced that the first commissioning cargo with LNG produced from liquefaction Train 1 of its Sabine Pass liquefaction project in Cameron Parish, La. “will depart imminently.”  According to the press release, the LNG will be shipped on the LNG carrier Asia Vision, chartered by Cheniere Marketing, LLC and will be heading to Brazil. Separately,...

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