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DOE Releases Update to LNG Greenhouse Gas Study

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has released for public comment the report Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas from the United States: 2019 Update (LCA GHG Update). The LCA GHG Update is an update to DOE’s 2014 LCA GHG Report. As explained by DOE, “[t]he purpose of the LCA GHG Update is to provide additional information...

West Delta LNG Files Deepwater Port Application

West Delta LNG LLC filed an application with the Maritime Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard for the licensing of a deepwater port to be located in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The deepwater port and marine components would consist of an LNG production and storage unit, a loading platform and marine berth unit and support facilities. The onshore components would...

Lake Charles LNG Requests 2025 In-Service Deadline

Lake Charles LNG has filed a request with FERC for an extension of time, to December 16, 2025, to construct and place into service its proposed liquefaction and export terminal facilities at its existing LNG import terminal at Lake Charles, La. FERC’s order authorizing the construction and operation of the liquefaction and export terminal facilities imposed a December 16, 2020 deadline...

FERC Approves Commencement of Service for Corpus Christi Liquefaction Train 2

FERC has issued a letter authorizing Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC (CCL) to commence service for liquefaction and export activities from Train 2 facilities at CCL’s terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas....

Commonwealth LNG Files FERC Application

Commonwealth LNG has filed an application with FERC for authorization to construct and operate a liquefaction and LNG export terminal consisting of six liquefaction trains, each with a design production capacity of approximately 65.1 Bcf/year (equivalent to 1.4 million metric tonnes per annum (“MTPA”)); six LNG storage tanks; one marine loading berth; and a 3.04-mile long, 30-inch...

DOE Publishes LNG Export Data through June 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published data on exports of U.S. domestically-produced LNG through June 2019. Key takeaways highlighted by EIA are as follows: Top five countries of destination, representing 59.5% of total U.S. LNG exports in June 2019 • South Korea (20.4 Bcf), Chile (19.0 Bcf), Mexico (17.0 Bcf), Japan (14.6 Bcf), and Spain (13.5 Bcf) 141.8 Bcf of exports in...

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