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Lake Charles LNG Requests Extension of Construction Commencement Date

In its monthly status report to FERC, Lake Charles LNG stated that on February 2, 2018, it requested from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality an additional 18-month extension of the deadline to commence construction of its proposed terminal at Lake Charles, La. The company requested a new deadline of November 1, 2019. The request is currently pending...

Cove Point LNG Facility Enters Commercial Service

Dominion Energy has announced that its Cove Point LNG terminal (DECP) in Lusby, Md., has entered commercial service for natural gas liquefaction and export. According to the press release, after completing a planned maintenance outage, the facility has been ramping up to full production of LNG from natural gas provided by its export customers since late March. DECP will produce LNG for...

Bank of China and Goldman Sachs to Help Raise Funds for Alaska LNG Project

Last week, the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced that it has engaged Bank of China Limited (Bank of China) and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC (Goldman Sachs) to serve as lead global capital coordinators for AGDC’s Alaska LNG project. Bank of China and Goldman Sachs will assist AGDC with raising equity and debt financing for the continued development of the Alaska LNG...

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....

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