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Freeport LNG Ships First Commissioning Cargo

Yesterday, Freeport LNG announced that it has shipped the first LNG commissioning cargo from Train 1 from its liquefaction facility located on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas. According to the press release, Freeport’s Train 2 is advancing pre-commissioning to support an in service date of January 2020. Train 3 is nearing completion to support an in service date of May 2020....

U.S. LNG Exports Now 10% of Global Market

Reuters reports that U.S. exports of LNG now amount to 10% of the global market and, at 22 million tonnes so far this year, are equal to the total volumes exported in 2018. The report states that for the past two months the world’s largest exporters are Australia, Qatar, the United States, Russia and Malaysia. Further, the “U.S. supply surge has depressed global LNG prices, and with...

FERC Approves Commencement of Service for Corpus Christi Liquefaction Train 2

FERC has issued a letter authorizing Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC (CCL) to commence service for liquefaction and export activities from Train 2 facilities at CCL’s terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas....

Commonwealth LNG Files FERC Application

Commonwealth LNG has filed an application with FERC for authorization to construct and operate a liquefaction and LNG export terminal consisting of six liquefaction trains, each with a design production capacity of approximately 65.1 Bcf/year (equivalent to 1.4 million metric tonnes per annum (“MTPA”)); six LNG storage tanks; one marine loading berth; and a 3.04-mile long, 30-inch...

Cameron LNG Train 1 Begins Commercial Operation

McDermott International, Inc. has announced the beginning of commercial operation of liquefaction Train 1 at Cameron LNG’s facility at Hackberry, La. The terminal is jointly owned by Sempra LNG, LLC, Total, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment, LLC....

Venture Global LNG Announces FID and Financial Close for Calcasieu Pass LNG

Venture Global LNG, Inc. announced the final investment decision (FID) and closing of the project financing for the company’s Calcasieu Pass LNG facility and associated TransCameron pipeline in Cameron Parish, La. According to the press release, “[t]he proceeds of the debt and equity financing fully fund the balance of the construction and commissioning of Calcasieu Pass. Full...

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