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Sempra PALNG Requests Initiation of FERC Pre-Filing Process for Port Arthur Expansion

Sempra PALNG has filed a request with FERC to initiate the pre-filing environmental review process for Sempra PALNG’s proposal to add two liquefaction trains (Trains 3 and 4) to its Port Arthur LNG liquefaction and export terminal currently under development in Jefferson County, Texas. The addition of Trains 3 and 4 would double the terminal’s LNG production capacity from 13.5 million...

FERC Approves Freeport LNG Train 4 Expansion

FERC has issued an order authorizing construction and operation of liquefaction Train 4 at Freeport LNG’s existing import terminal near the city of Freeport, in Brazoria County, Texas. Train 4 will be able to produce an additional 5.1 million metric tons per annum of LNG (approximately 0.74 Bcf/day) for export. FERC Commissioner Richard Glick issued a dissenting statement criticizing...

FERC Authorizes Pre-Filing Review Process for Venture Global Delta LNG

FERC has issued a letter authorizing the pre-filing environmental review process for Venture Global Delta LNG, LLC and Venture Global Delta Express, LLC’s (collectively referred to as Delta LNG). Delta LNG plans to construct a liquefaction facility with a capacity of 20.0 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG and a peak capacity of up to 24.0 MTPA and an LNG export terminal facility in...

Final EIS Released for Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Project

FERC has released the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Plaquemines LNG export terminal and interconnected Gator Express Pipeline Project, proposed by Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC and Venture Global Gator Express, LLC (together, Venture Global). Venture Global requests authorization to construct and operate a new LNG export terminal along the west bank of the...

Oregon DEQ Denies Water Permit for Jordan Cove Project

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has denied, “at this time,” Jordan Cove Energy Project’s (Jordan Cove) application for a Section 401 Water Quality Certification. DEQ’s approval is required for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to issue permits for Jordan Cove’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Coos Bay, Ore. and an interconnected pipeline. The denial...

FERC Releases Final EIS for the Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project

FERC has released the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project consisting of liquefaction and LNG export facilities at existing LNG import terminal in Jackson County, Miss., and related interconnected pipeline facility modifications. The final EIS “concludes that approval of the proposed Project, with the mitigation measures recommended...

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