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Cove Point Authorized to Export LNG Commissioning Cargoes

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP to export by vessels the volumes of produced LNG related to commissioning activities for the Cove Point Liquefaction Project in Lusby, Md.  The letter order does not authorize commencement of service.      ...

D.C. Circuit Again Denies Sierra Club Challenges to DOE LNG Export Authorizations

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied Sierra Club’s appeals of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) orders which authorized LNG exports from the Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG terminal under construction in Lusby, Md., the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La., and the Corpus Christi LNG terminal under construction in Corpus Christi, Texas.  According to...

FERC to Prepare EIS for Fourchon LNG Project

FERC issued a notice of its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Fourchon LNG Project in Lafourche Parish, La.  Fourchon LNG intends to use the terminal to liquefy, store, and deliver LNG to domestic LNG-fueled marine vessels and LNG carriers for export to overseas markets. The terminal has a proposed peak capacity of five million metric tonnes of LNG per...

FERC Review of LNG Terminal Pre-Filing Regulation Recommends No Changes

On October 25, 2017, FERC released its Final Report pursuant to President Trump’s Executive Order 13783 to determine whether existing regulations and agency actions potentially burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources.  FERC reviewed its regulation requiring the mandatory pre-filing environmental review process for LNG terminal and related pipeline...

Cove Point LNG Authorized to Begin Additional Commissioning Activities; Exports Expected to Begin in Q4

FERC has issued an order authorizing Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP to introduce hazardous fluids and perform related commissioning activities at its liquefaction and LNG import/export terminal at Lusby, Md.  The order does not grant approval for commencement of service from the facility, which will be authorized separately “following a determination that the facilities have been...

FERC Authorizes Sabine Pass LNG Train 4 Exports

FERC has issued a letter authorizing Cheniere Energy affiliate Sabine Pass LNG to commence liquefaction and export activities from Train 4 at its facility in Cameron Parish, La....

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