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DOE Releases Update to LNG Greenhouse Gas Study

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has released for public comment the report Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas from the United States: 2019 Update (LCA GHG Update). The LCA GHG Update is an update to DOE’s 2014 LCA GHG Report. As explained by DOE, “[t]he purpose of the LCA GHG Update is to provide additional information...

FERC Releases Draft EIS for Alaska LNG Project

FERC has released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Alaska LNG Project proposed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC). The Alaska LNG Project is comprised of “an 806.6-mile-long natural gas pipeline and associated above ground facilities, and a 20-million-metric-ton per annum liquefaction facility to commercialize the natural gas resources of...

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...

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