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First Commissioning Cargo Departs Cheniere’s Corpus Christi Liquefaction Facility

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere”) announced today that the first commissioning cargo of LNG “has loaded and departed from its Corpus Christi liquefaction facility in Texas, marking the first export of LNG from the state and from a greenfield liquefaction facility in the lower 48 states.”  The Corpus Christi liquefaction facility’s first train produced first LNG in November and is...

EIA: U.S. LNG export capacity to more than double by the end of 2019

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (“EIA”) projects that U.S. LNG export capacity will reach 8.9 Bcf/day by the end of 2019, making it the third largest in the world behind Australia and Qatar. Currently, U.S. LNG export capacity stands at 3.6 Bcf/day, and it is expected to end the year at 4.9 Bcf/day once the Cameron LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La., and Freeport LNG...

Commissioning Continues at Corpus Christi LNG Terminal

Platts reports that deliveries of feed gas to Cheniere Energy’s Corpus Christi LNG terminal have increased recently as efforts are intensified to load the first full cargo of LNG for export from the terminal. Platts predicts the cargo may go to Europe because of higher LNG prices than the Far...

LNG Production Begins at Cheniere Corpus Christi Terminal

Cheniere Energy and Bechtel have jointly announced the production of the first LNG from Cheniere Energy’s Corpus Christi Liquefaction and LNG export terminal project in Corpus Christi, Texas. The companies also announced that last week the fifth LNG production train began production at Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish,...

FERC Releases Draft EIS for Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Project

FERC Staff has released a draft environmental impact statement (“EIS”) for the Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Project (the “Jacksonville Project”), a proposed liquefaction facility on the north bank of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla. The proposed facility would consist of, among other things, three LNG production trains which could produce a total nominal...

FERC Releases Draft EIS for Venture Global Plaquemines LNG and Gator Express Pipeline Project

FERC Staff has released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Plaquemines LNG and Gator Express Pipeline Project proposed by Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC and Venture Global Gator Express, LLC (collectively called Venture Global). Venture Global requests authorization to construct and operate a new LNG export terminal and associated facilities along the west bank...

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