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Shell Plans Exit From Proposed Lake Charles LNG Export Project

Shell announced that “[g]iven current market conditions . . . it will not proceed with an equity interest in the proposed Lake Charles LNG [export] project.” Energy Transfer will take over as the project developer. The press release states that “Lake Charles LNG is a proposed 50/50 project between Shell and Energy Transfer that seeks to convert Energy Transfer’s...

FERC Issues Order Authorizing Jordan Cove LNG Project

FERC has issued an order authorizing Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P. (Jordan Cove) to site, construct, and operate a new LNG export terminal and associated facilities in Coos County, Ore., and an interconnected 229-mile feeder pipeline. FERC’s authorization of the project was split, with Commissioner Glick stating his dissent was made “because it violates both the Natural Gas Act (NGA)...

FERC Releases Final EIS for Alaska LNG Project

FERC has released the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Alaska LNG Project (Project) proposed by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC). AGDC is seeking authorization to construct and operate new gas treatment facilities, an 806.9-mile-long natural gas pipeline and a 20 million-metric-ton per annum liquefaction facility. The Project would commercialize...

Freeport LNG Authorized to Commission Train 3, Place Dock 2 Into Service

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Freeport LNG to commission and introduce hazardous fluids to Train 3 and associated utility systems at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal on Quintana Island, Texas. FERC also issued a letter order authorizing Freeport LNG to place Dock 2 at the liquefaction facility in service.  

Port Arthur LNG Files FERC Application for Expansion

Port Arthur LNG Phase II, LLC and PALNG Common Facilities Company have filed an application with FERC for authorization to construct and operate an Expansion Project at the proposed Port Arthur LNG terminal in Port Arthur, Texas. The Expansion Project will include two liquefaction trains (Train 3 and Train 4), which are identical to the trains (Train 1 and Train 2) previously approved...

FERC Authorizes Exports From Elba Island Unit 5

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing commencement of service for liquefaction and export activities from the Moveable Modular Liquefaction System No. 5 at Kinder Morgan’s Elba Island terminal near Savannah, Ga.  

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