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PHMSA to Take Lead Role in Reviewing LNG Project Applications’ Siting Issues

S&P Global Platts reports that the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) will be taking the lead role in evaluating proposed LNG project applications’ compliance with siting requirements in PHMSA regulations related to LNG facilities. PHMSA reportedly sent letters to the developers of proposed LNG projects with applications pending at FERC notifying them of...

Republican Senators Question FERC on Pending LNG Export Applications

A group of Republican U.S. Senators has sent a letter to FERC Chairman McIntyre “urging FERC to approve pending [LNG] export project applications in a timely manner, and seeking information regarding FERC’s approval process and the agency’s available resources.”  The letter was signed by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), John Barrasso (R-WY), John Kennedy (R-LA), Ted...

Pieridae Energy to Acquire Access to Alberta Gas Reserves

Pieridae Energy Limited (Pieridae), sponsor of the proposed Goldboro LNG project in Nova Scotia, and Ikkuma Resources Corp. (Ikkuma) have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement providing for the acquisition by Pieridae of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Ikkuma, which “will provide Pieridae with ownership of an extensive area of producing and gas-prone...

Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Status Report

Corpus Christi Liquefaction has filed a report with FERC covering construction through July 2018 at its Corpus Christi, Texas, liquefaction and LNG export terminal. The report states that Stage 1 (Trains 1 and 2) engineering and procurement are now 100% complete; subcontract and direct hire construction work are 78.2% and 80.7% complete, respectively; and overall project completion for...

CCL Cleared to Introduce Feed Gas for Train 1

FERC has issued a letter order granting Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC’s (CCL) request to introduce feed gas in support of commissioning activities for Train 1 and the dry flare systems at CCL’s liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Corpus Christi, Texas.

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