Eversheds Sutherland LNG Law Blog
content top

FERC Releases Draft EIS for Rio Grande LNG Project

FERC Staff has released the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Rio Grande LNG export terminal in Cameron County, Texas, and interconnected pipeline. The draft EIS “concludes that construction and operation of the Rio Grande LNG Project would result in some adverse environmental impacts, but these impacts would be reduced to less than significant levels....

FERC Initiates Pre-Filing Review for Pointe LNG Project

FERC has issued a letter initiating its pre-filing environmental review process for the proposed Pointe LNG liquefaction and export terminal on the east bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, La., and the interconnected pipelines. The proposed liquefaction project will consist of, among other things, three LNG liquefaction trains, each with a nominal capacity of 2.0...

FERC Initiates Pre-Filing Environmental Review for Galveston Bay LNG Project

FERC has issued a letter granting Galveston Bay LNG, LLC’s request to initiate the pre-filing environmental review process for the proposed Galveston Bay LNG export facility within the city of Texas City, Texas, at a site on Galveston Bay known as Shoal Point. The export facility would include three LNG liquefaction trains, each with a nominal capacity of 5.5 million tonnes per annum....

FERC Releases Draft EIS for Port Arthur LNG Facility

FERC Staff has released the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed Port Arthur LNG liquefaction and LNG export facility in Jefferson County, Texas, and interconnected pipelines. The DEIS concludes that “approval of the proposed projects, with the mitigation measures recommended in the DEIS, would have some adverse environmental impact; however, these impacts would...

FERC Releases Draft EIS for Driftwood LNG

FERC Staff has released the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for Tellurian’s proposed Driftwood LNG export terminal and interconnected pipeline in Evangeline, Acadia, Jefferson Davis, and Calcasieu Parishes, La. (the Project). The Project would produce up to 26 million tonnes per annum of LNG for export. The draft EIS concludes that approval of the Project would result in...

U.S. House Approves Bill Authorizing Small-Scale LNG Exports

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would amend the Natural Gas Act to provide that applications for the importation or exportation of not more than 0.17 Bcf/day of natural gas and which do not require and environmental impact statement or environmental assessment shall be granted without modification or delay The bill’s provisions are similar to a final...

« Older Entries