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Jordan Cove Energy Delays Submission of Application to FERC

Jordan Cove Energy has delayed again the filing of its application to develop an LNG terminal in Coos Bay, Ore., in order to respond to a FERC data request. The request, prompted by the U.S. Coast Guard, seeks additional safety and environmental information regarding vessels servicing the proposed facility. “We are responding to that and now plan to submit our application by late...

Congresswoman Urges Sec. Rice to Prevent Formation of Natural Gas Cartel

Amid growing concern that a natural gas cartel could gain influence as the global LNG market expands, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) yesterday sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urging her to take immediate action to avert the formation of a cartel. A Dow Jones article provides further...

Local Businessman Proposes Using Wood-Waste Plant to Help Regasify LNG

The Daily Astorian reports on a plan by a businessman from Seaside, Ore., to build a wood-waste plant that could supply energy to help regasify LNG at NorthernStar Natural Gas’ proposed Bradwood Landing terminal. The proposal is not under consideration by NorthernStar officials at this...

FERC Issues FEIS for Casotte Landing Terminal

Provided that certain mitigating measures are implemented, Bayou Casotte Energy’s proposed Casotte Landing LNG Project will have “limited adverse impacts,” according to the FEIS released by FERC today. The FEIS may be found in the FERC e-Library in Docket No. CP05-420, and FERC’s press release may be...

Jamaica Secures Funding from EU for Proposed Floating LNG Platform

The European Union’s European Investment Bank agreed to help finance a floating LNG platform proposed for Port Esquivel in Jamaica, according to Jamaica’s foreign affairs minister. Project proponents hope that the platform, which would take 18 months to construct, will encourage industrial growth in the area and decrease electricity generation costs. The Jamaica Gleaner has...

Minister: Bahamas Moving Forward with LNG Despite Opposition

The Bahamian Minister of Energy and the Environment told The Nassau Guardian that recent anti-LNG efforts will not impact the administration’s decision to approve LNG infrastructure projects for the country. His comments follow a concert held Saturday by reEarth, a local environmental group opposed to the development of an LNG industry in the Bahamas, where the group added 2000...

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