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Uncertainty of Alaska LNG Project Discussed at State Legislature Hearing

The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that new Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC) President and CEO Keith Meyer presented a plan to Alaska’s joint House-Senate Resources Committee to overhaul the financial structure of the proposed Alaska LNG Project. The plan would allow the state to lead the project with other outside investors, “but still depend on the producers selling their...

Court Denies Sierra Club Appeals of Freeport LNG and Sabine Pass LNG Orders

  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has issued two opinions denying (1) Sierra Club’s and Galveston Baykeeper’s challenges to FERC orders authorizing Freeport LNG Development, L.P. to construct and operate LNG export terminal facilities at its LNG import terminal on Quintana Island in Brazoria County, Texas, and (2) Sierra Club’s challenges to FERC orders authorizing...

Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resumes

Reuters reports that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has resumed its review of the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) project near Lelu Island, British Columbia.   Malaysian state oil company Petronas is the primary sponsor of the PNWLNG project.  The CEAA review process was paused in March to permit CEAA to obtain more information about the proposal from...

Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Construction Progress Report

Dominion Cove Point LNG has filed a report with FERC covering construction progress at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Lusby, Md. through May 2016. The report states that engineering is 99.8% complete, engineered equipment procurement is 99% complete, and construction is 38% complete.    

Rio Grande LNG Files Response to Opposing Parties

Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline Company, LLC (together, RGLNG) have filed an answer with FERC opposing various entities’ motions to intervene, protests and comments regarding RGLNG’s application to construct and operate a liquefaction and LNG export terminal along Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas, and an interconnected pipeline. RGLNG requests that FERC (1)...

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