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FERC Sets Schedule for Environmental Review of Alaska LNG Project

FERC has issued its schedule for the environmental review of the proposed Alaska LNG project, which consists of an 800-mile pipeline, a liquefaction facility, and an LNG export terminal, among other things.  FERC plans to issue a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) in March 2019 and a final EIS on December 9, 2019.  Other federal agencies having jurisdiction over the project...

Fourchon LNG Receives DOE Export Authorization

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order authorizing Fourchon LNG LLC (Fourchon LNG) to export up to 260 Bcf/yr of LNG (0.71 Bcf/day) by vessel from its proposed liquefaction facility to be located on Port Fourchon at Belle Pass in Lafourche Parish, La.  Fourchon LNG is authorized to export the LNG over a 30-year period to Free Trade Agreement (FTA) nations and over a...

Cheniere Affiliate Sabine Pass LNG to Construct Third Marine Berth

FERC has approved Cheniere Energy affiliate Sabine Pass LNG’s (SPL) request to begin the pre-filing environmental review process for SPL’s proposal to construct a third marine berth at SPL’s liquefaction and LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The third marine berth will be sized to accommodate 125,000 m3 to 185,000 m3 capacity vessels....

Coast Guard Determines St. Johns River Suitable for LNG Project

The U.S. Coast Guard has sent a letter to FERC recommending that the St. Johns River in Florida be considered suitable for the LNG marine traffic projected for Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville’s proposed LNG export terminal in Jacksonville, Fla....

FERC to Prepare EIS for Proposed Commonwealth LNG Project

FERC has issued a notice of its intent to prepare and environmental impact statement (EIS) for Commonwealth LNG’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal to be located on the west side of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near Johnson Bayou in Cameron Parish, La.  The terminal would have a peak production capacity of nine million metric tonnes of LNG per year....

DOE Releases LNG Export Data through December 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG imports and exports for the period February 2016 through December 2017. The top five recipients of exported LNG from the United States and the percentages of the total amount of LNG exported for the period are Mexico (18.8%), South Korea (15.8%), China (13.5%), Japan (7.2%), and Chile...

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