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Clatsop County Court Says “No Authority” to Compel County Commission to Approve Land Use Application for Oregon Pipeline Project

Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that the Clatsop County Circuit Court has decided that it has “no authority” to compel the Clatsop County Commission to approve a land use application submitted by Oregon Pipeline LLC, the natural gas pipeline proposed in conjunction with the Oregon LNG import terminal project.

Clatsop County Judge Rules Against Oregon Pipeline

The Daily Astorian reports that a Clatsop County Circuit Court judge has vacated Oregon Pipeline LLC’s motion for a writ of mandamus that would have required Clatsop County to immediately approve the pipeline’s land use application for its project. The judge also cancelled the court hearing on the issue scheduled for today. Oregon Pipeline is associated with the planned Oregon...

County Votes to Reverse Previous Approval of Oregon Pipeline Project

The county commissioners for Clatsop County voted last week to reverse their previous approval of the Oregon Pipeline project, the natural gas pipeline associated with the Oregon LNG import proposal. Oregon LNG has argued that the deadline for reversing the decision has already passed. A hearing in Clatsop County Circuit Court is scheduled for March 18, 2011, to consider the issue....

Complaint, Further Details Available in Cheniere Suit Against Hedge Fund

Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] offers further details regarding the lawsuit filed by Cheniere Energy against the Centerbridge Partners hedge fund earlier this week. The complaint and other associated documents filed by Cheniere are available from the Harris County Clerk of Courts website under Docket No. 201114201.

County Officials to Consider Land Use Application Submitted by Oregon Pipeline

Officials with Clatsop County, Ore., have scheduled time tomorrow to discuss possible responses to a petition filed by Oregon Pipeline LLC to compel the county to act on the company’s land use application by March 18, 2011. According to the Daily Astorian, Oregon Pipeline, a pipeline project affiliated with Oregon LNG, argues that Clatsop County missed the deadline to withdraw...

Cheniere Files Suit Against Hedge Fund Over Default Claim

Cheniere Energy has filed suit against the hedge fund Centerbridge Partners LP, saying that the hedge fund’s assertion that Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG business unit was in default under the terms of some of its notes constituted defamation, business disparagement and tortious interference with business relationships. The Wall Street Journal provides further coverage.

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