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LNG Canada Chooses Contractor

Reuters reports that LNG Canada, a joint venture led by Royal Dutch Shell Plc, with partners PetroChina Co. Ltd., Korea Gas Corp. and Mitsubishi Corp., has chosen a joint venture between JGC Corp. and Fluor Corp. to do the final engineering, procurement and construction for the proposed LNG Canada terminal at Kitimat, British Columbia. A final investment decision on project is expected...

Corpus Christi Holdings Seeks Additional Credit

Cheniere Energy, Inc. subsidiary Cheniere Corpus Christi Holdings, LLC (Corpus Christi Holdings) has engaged several financial institutions to act as Joint Lead Arrangers to structure and upsize its existing approximately $4.6 billion of credit facilities to $6.4 billion. According to the press release, the credit facilities will be used to fund a portion of the costs of developing,...

Cheniere Energy and PHMSA Enter Consent Agreement for Sabine Pass Tank Leak

Cheniere Energy and the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) entered into a Consent Agreement and Order that sets forth the corrective measures to be implemented before the company may return to service two LNG storage tanks at its Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La. The tanks have been offline since an inadvertent release of LNG...

Freeport LNG Pushes Back In-Service Date to Sept. 2019

Reuters reports that Freeport LNG has pushed back the projected start date for its $13 billion LNG export terminal under construction on Quintana Island, Texas, by about nine months to around September 1, 2019. Freeport LNG announced that the first liquefaction train is now expected to enter service around September 1, 2019, with the second and third trains expected in service around...

Lake Charles LNG Requests Extension of Construction Commencement Date

In its monthly status report to FERC, Lake Charles LNG stated that on February 2, 2018, it requested from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality an additional 18-month extension of the deadline to commence construction of its proposed terminal at Lake Charles, La. The company requested a new deadline of November 1, 2019. The request is currently pending approval.

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