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Cove Point Authorized to Export LNG Commissioning Cargoes

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP to export by vessels the volumes of produced LNG related to commissioning activities for the Cove Point Liquefaction Project in Lusby, Md.  The letter order does not authorize commencement of service.      ...

Delfin Midstream Signs MOU with Gas Distributor China Gas Holdings

Reuters reports that Delfin Midstream, developer of a proposed floating deepwater port LNG export terminal in offshore, La., has signed “a preliminary 15-year sales deal with city gas distributor China Gas Holdings.”  The memorandum of understanding (MOU) provides for Delfin to supply 3 million tonnes a year of LNG beginning in 2021. A final investment decision for the deepwater port...

Chinese and Vietnamese Companies Sign Agreements for Alaska LNG Project Development

Last week, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced that it has signed separate agreements with Chinese and Vietnamese companies regarding the development of the Alaska LNG export project. AGDC and PetroVietnam Gas (PVGAS) signed a memorandum of understanding setting forth the basic principles to collaborate on potential opportunities of AGDC LNG supply to serve LNG...

D.C. Circuit Again Denies Sierra Club Challenges to DOE LNG Export Authorizations

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied Sierra Club’s appeals of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) orders which authorized LNG exports from the Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG terminal under construction in Lusby, Md., the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La., and the Corpus Christi LNG terminal under construction in Corpus Christi, Texas.  According to...

FERC to Prepare EIS for Fourchon LNG Project

FERC issued a notice of its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Fourchon LNG Project in Lafourche Parish, La.  Fourchon LNG intends to use the terminal to liquefy, store, and deliver LNG to domestic LNG-fueled marine vessels and LNG carriers for export to overseas markets. The terminal has a proposed peak capacity of five million metric tonnes of LNG per...

Port Arthur LNG Terminal Feeder Pipeline Files FERC Application

Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC has filed an application with FERC to construct, own, and operate its Louisiana Connector Project, which consists of 131 miles of new 42-inch-diameter feed gas pipeline and other facilities designed to deliver up to 2,000 MMcf/day of natural gas to the Liquefaction Project that is currently being developed by Port Arthur LNG, LLC and PALNG Common Facilities...

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