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Cheniere Seeks to Refinance LNG Import Terminal

Bloomberg reports that Cheniere Energy is seeking to refinance $2.1 billion it owes on its Sabine Pass LNG import terminal facilities in Cameron Parish, La.  The import terminal came on-line in 2008-2009, just as American shale gas supplies entering the U.S. gas market caused gas prices to drop to a 16-year low of $1.68/MMBtu.  According to the report, the Sabine Pass LNG terminal has...

Hawaii Gas to Choose LNG Terminal Developer by the End of the Year

Pacific Business News reports that Macquarie Infrastructure Company indicated in its third quarter earnings report that its subsidiary Hawaii Gas plans to award a contract by the end of 2015 for the development of an offshore floating LNG storage facility to supply various end users on the islands.  The article indicates that Hawaii Gas expects to begin LNG shipments at the beginning...

FERC Releases Update on its Pre-filing Environmental Review of Downeast LNG’s Import/Export Terminal

FERC has released an update on the status of its pre-filing environmental review of Downeast LNG’s proposed import/export terminal at Robbinston, Maine.  FERC is currently reviewing Downeast LNG’s draft resource reports for the project and will provide comments on the reports for Downeast LNG to incorporate in its final resource reports.  The final resource reports will be included...

Crowley Unit Granted LNG Import Authority

Crowley Petroleum Distribution, Alaska LLC was granted authority by the U.S. Department of Energy to import up to 2.12 Bcf of LNG into the United States from Canada over a two-year period.      

Downeast LNG Files Draft Resource Report

Downeast LNG has filed Draft Resource Report No. 1 (General Project Description) with FERC as part of the pre-filing environmental review for its proposed LNG import/export terminal in Robbinston, Maine.  The report projects a January 2021 completion date for terminal construction.  The report can be found here, and the complete docket for the project can be found on eLibrary under...

FERC Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Oregon LNG Project

Today, FERC Staff released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Oregon LNG import/export terminal at Warrenton, Ore. and interconnected pipelines.  The DEIS concludes that construction and operation of the Oregon LNG Project and pipelines would result in some adverse environmental impacts but most of these impacts would be temporary or short-term during...

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