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FERC Issues Order Authorizing Jordan Cove LNG Project

FERC has issued an order authorizing Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P. (Jordan Cove) to site, construct, and operate a new LNG export terminal and associated facilities in Coos County, Ore., and an interconnected 229-mile feeder pipeline. FERC’s authorization of the project was split, with Commissioner Glick stating his dissent was made “because it violates both the Natural Gas Act (NGA)...

FERC Releases Final EIS for Alaska LNG Project

FERC has released the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Alaska LNG Project (Project) proposed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC). AGDC is seeking authorization to construct and operate new gas treatment facilities, an 806.9-mile-long natural gas pipeline and a 20 million-metric-ton per annum liquefaction facility. The Project would commercialize...

Freeport LNG Authorized to Commission Train 3, Place Dock 2 Into Service

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Freeport LNG to commission and introduce hazardous fluids to Train 3 and associated utility systems at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal on Quintana Island, Texas. FERC also issued a letter order authorizing Freeport LNG to place Dock 2 at the liquefaction facility in service....

Port Arthur LNG Files FERC Application for Expansion

Port Arthur LNG Phase II, LLC and PALNG Common Facilities Company have filed an application with FERC for authorization to construct and operate an Expansion Project at the proposed Port Arthur LNG terminal in Port Arthur, Texas. The Expansion Project will include two liquefaction trains (Train 3 and Train 4), which are identical to the trains (Train 1 and Train 2) previously approved...

FERC Authorizes Exports From Elba Island Unit 5

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing commencement of service for liquefaction and export activities from the Moveable Modular Liquefaction System No. 5 at Kinder Morgan’s Elba Island terminal near Savannah, Ga....

FERC Denies Rehearing of Texas LNG Brownsville and Annova LNG Brownsville Project Authorizations

FERC has denied requests for rehearing of its orders authorizing construction and operation of the proposed Texas LNG Brownsville and Annova LNG Brownsville liquefaction and LNG export projects on the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas. Rehearing was requested by Sierra Club and others alleging that FERC failed to adequately consider the projects’ environmental and other...

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