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DOE Releases LNG Export Data through April 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG exports and imports for the period January 2017 through April 2017.  The data show that, during April, 15 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were shipped from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  Four cargoes were sent to Mexico, three to Argentina, two each to Kuwait, Chile and Japan, and...

Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Status Report

Corpus Christi Liquefaction has filed a report with FERC covering construction progress at its export terminal at Corpus Christi, Texas, though May 2017.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 100.0%, procurement has progressed to 86.9%, and subcontract and direct hire construction work are 34.2% and 37.0% complete, respectively. The total Project has progressed to 65.6%...

Open Season Underway for Alaska LNG Capacity

Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC) has announced the commencement of a foundation customer capacity solicitation to determine the foundation customers who wish to reserve capacity on the proposed Alaska LNG Project. “The capacity solicitation presents an opportunity for North Slope gas resource owners and other qualified parties to subscribe to capacity on the Alaska LNG system.”...

Taiwan Expected to Receive its First U.S. LNG Shipment

Reuters reports that a cargo of LNG shipped from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. is expected to land at the Taichung LNG terminal in Taiwan “within a day.”  The cargo will be the first U.S. produced LNG to be shipped to Taiwan.  

U.S. LNG Arrives in the Netherlands and Poland

Platts reports that last week the first shipments of U.S. LNG to land in northern Europe arrived in the Netherlands and Poland. Both cargoes were shipped from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Perry released a statement on the shipments, noting that the “LNG shipment to the Netherlands is Northwest Europe’s first ever...

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