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DOE Authorizes Long-Term Small-Scale LNG Exports

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued orders authorizing long-term “small-scale natural gas exports” to Blue Water Fuels, LLC (Blue Water Fuels) and SpotX Energy, LLC (SpotX). Under DOE’s regulations, “small-scale natural gas exports” are deemed to be consistent with the public interest under section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act. Both Blue Water Fuels and SpotX are authorized...

Delfin Announces Advancements in Newbuild FLNG Vessel Development

Yesterday, Delfin Midstream (“Delfin”) announced further progress in the development of its offshore LNG project. The press release states that Delfin initiated cooperation with Samsung Heavy Industries (“SHI”) and Black & Veatch in the 4th quarter of 2018 and successfully completed a pre-FEED study for a Newbuild FLNG Vessel in the first half of 2019. The parties have also been...

FERC Authorizes Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Project

FERC has issued an order authorizing Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville LLC to site, construct, and operate a new LNG terminal (Jacksonville Project) on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla., for the liquefaction, storage, and export of LNG. The Jacksonville Project will have three liquefaction trains, each capable of liquefying approximately 44 MMcf/day of domestically produced...

Freeport LNG Files for DOE Export Authorization for Train 4 Project

Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction 4, LLC (Applicants) have filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for authorization to export 262.8 Bcf of LNG over 20 years to countries with and without a Free Trade Agreement with the United States in connection with the proposed Train 4 Project. Applicants propose to export LNG from the Train 4 Project, to be...

Veresen Responds to FERC Order Denying Jordan Cove Energy Project’s LNG Terminal Application

Veresen Inc., sponsor of the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project LNG export terminal at Coos Bay, Ore, released a statement in response to FERC’s order issued Friday, which rejected the application to construct the terminal and interconnected pipeline.  Dan Althoff, President and CEO of Veresen, said “Clearly, we are extremely surprised and disappointed by the FERC decision … FERC...

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