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First Commissioning Cargo Departs Cheniere’s Corpus Christi Liquefaction Facility

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere”) announced today that the first commissioning cargo of LNG “has loaded and departed from its Corpus Christi liquefaction facility in Texas, marking the first export of LNG from the state and from a greenfield liquefaction facility in the lower 48 states.”  The Corpus Christi liquefaction facility’s first train produced first LNG in November and is...

EIA: U.S. LNG export capacity to more than double by the end of 2019

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (“EIA”) projects that U.S. LNG export capacity will reach 8.9 Bcf/day by the end of 2019, making it the third largest in the world behind Australia and Qatar. Currently, U.S. LNG export capacity stands at 3.6 Bcf/day, and it is expected to end the year at 4.9 Bcf/day once the Cameron LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La., and Freeport LNG...

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