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FERC Approves Freeport LNG Feeder Pipeline Project

FERC has issued an order authorizing Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) to construct and operate the Coastal Bend Header Project pipeline facilities which will provide 1.42 Bcf/day of firm gas transportation service to Freeport LNG Development, LP’s liquefaction and LNG export terminal under construction on Quintana Island in Brazoria County, Texas.  BP Energy Company, Chubu...

Alaska LNG Files Monthly Status Report

Alaska LNG has filed a report with FERC covering through April 2016 the status of pre-filing environmental review activities for its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Nikiski, Alaska and 800-mile interconnected pipeline.  The report states that due to ongoing pre-Front End Engineering and Design (pre-FEED) and engineering optimization work, the submittal of a final...

TransCanada Receives Permit for LNG Canada Feeder Pipeline

TransCanada Corporation announced that it has received the last of the permits it needs from the British Columbia (B.C.) Oil and Gas Commission to build and operate the Coastal GasLink pipeline, a 670-kilometre pipeline that would bring gas from the Groundbirch area near Dawson Creek to the proposed LNG Canada liquefaction and export terminal near Kitimat, B.C. for export to Asian...

ExxonMobil Outlines Pluses and Minuses of Alaska LNG Project

The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that ExxonMobil, co-sponsor of the Alaska LNG project, recently gave a presentation to the Alaska legislature outlining the pluses and minuses of the project, of which the State of Alaska is a 25% partner.  Pluses include existing gas production infrastructure on Alaska’s North Slope, close proximity to Asian markets, and experienced regulators at...

Comments Opposing Jordan Cove LNG Project Urge Denial of Application

Comments filed at FERC by Citizens Against LNG urge FERC to reject the proposed Jordan Cove Energy LNG export project in Coos Bay, Ore. because of negative environmental and economic impacts and market conditions, and after eleven years of planning, Jordan Cove Energy “has no signed gas contracts” for the LNG to be produced at the...

Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Acquires TransCanada’s Interests in the Alaska LNG Export Project

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation’s (AGDC) board of directors has accepted the conveyance of TransCanada’s interests in the Alaska LNG export project and authorized a payment of $64.6 million to TransCanada for those interests.  According to the press release, “AGDC already holds the State of Alaska’s equity interest in the Alaska LNG project’s liquefaction facility planned...

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