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FERC Approves Four LNG Export Projects

FERC has issued orders authorizing the construction and operation of three gas liquefaction and LNG export projects to be located along the Brownsville Ship Channel in Brownsville, Texas, and a fourth project that would expand a currently operating facility near Corpus Christi, Texas.  FERC approved, with conditions, three Brownsville Ship Channel projects, proposed by Texas LNG...

Freeport LNG Requests Authority to Place Train 1 In-Service

Freeport LNG has filed a letter with FERC requesting authorization to place Train 1 and the Common Facilities at its liquefaction and export terminal on Quintana Island, Texas, in-service “as soon as possible.”  ...

FERC Releases Final EIS for Jordan Cove Energy Project

FERC has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Jordan Cove Energy Project’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal in Coos Bay, Ore. The Final EIS “concludes that constructing and operating the project would result in temporary, long-term, and permanent impacts on the environment. Many of these impacts would not be significant or would be reduced to less...

DOE Authorizes Long-Term Small-Scale LNG Exports

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued orders authorizing long-term “small-scale natural gas exports” to Blue Water Fuels, LLC (Blue Water Fuels) and SpotX Energy, LLC (SpotX). Under DOE’s regulations, “small-scale natural gas exports” are deemed to be consistent with the public interest under section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act. Both Blue Water Fuels and SpotX are authorized...

Commonwealth LNG Files for DOE Export Authority

Commonwealth LNG, LLC (Commonwealth), has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) requesting long-term, multi-contract authorization to export up to 441.4 Bcf/year of domestically produced LNG to Free Trade Agreement (FTA) countries, and to Non-Free Trade Agreement (Non-FTA) countries. Commonwealth requested authorization for: (i) a 25-year period for exports to...

FERC Releases Environmental Review Schedule for Commonwealth LNG

FERC has released the schedule for its environmental review of the proposed Commonwealth LNG, LLC liquefaction and LNG export facility and an associated natural gas pipeline in Cameron Parish, La. A draft environmental impact statement (EIS) is expected to be released in May 2020, and a final EIS is scheduled to be released on October 2, 2020. Other federal agencies’ reviews of the...

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