Author Archive | Fred H. Hutchison

Export Projects Update (Q3 2018)

Lead: FERC Issues LNG Scheduling Orders On Aug. 28, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released scheduling orders for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications pending before the agency. As shown in the table below, the agency has committed to completing its required National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews on the first 11 of […]

Categories: Calcasieu Pass LNG, Cheniere - Corpus Christi, Cheniere - Sabine Pass, Cheniere Energy, Dominion Energy Cove Point, Driftwood LNG, Freeport LNG, LNG Limited, Magnolia LNG, NextDecade, Port Arthur LNG, Rio Grande LNG, Sempra LNG, Tellurian, Venture Global LNG

Second Letter on Steel Tariffs

The Honorable Wilbur Ross Secretary of Commerce U.S. Department of Commerce 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W. Washington, DC 20230 Dear Secretary Ross: Earlier this year, LNG Allies wrote to you requesting that steel used in U.S. LNG export facilities be granted a blanket exclusion from the Sec. 232 tariffs. We are writing with urgency today to […]

Categories: Tariffs

Letter to President on FERC Replacement

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: LNG Allies represents several companies with applications pending before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to build U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities. We are, therefore, very supportive of your administration’s commitment to keep FERC operating with a full […]

Categories: F.E.R.C., White House

Bipartisan LNG Support Still Strong

House Vote on Small-Scale LNG Shows Strong Bipartisan Support for LNG Exports WASHINGTON — Sept. 6, 2018 — The U.S. House of Representatives voted this afternoon to pass legislation by Reps. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Bill Flores (R-Texas) and Gene Green (D-Texas) to streamline the government’s permitting process for small-scale liquefied natural gas […]

Categories: Small-Scale, U.S. Senate

Praise for FERC LNG Schedules

Praise for FERC Action Setting LNG Project Schedules WASHINGTON — Sept. 4, 2018 — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released scheduling orders for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project applications pending before the agency. As shown in the table below, the agency has committed to completing its required National Environmental Policy Act […]

Categories: Alaska LNG, Annova LNG, Calcasieu Pass LNG, Cheniere - Corpus Christi, Driftwood LNG, Eagle LNG, F.E.R.C., Freeport LNG, Gulf LNG, Jordan Cove, Plaquemines LNG, Port Arthur LNG, Rio Grande LNG, Texas LNG

Negotiations Needed to End Tariffs Dispute

LNG Allies Urges “Serious, High-Level Negotiations” to End US-China Tariff Dispute WASHINGTON — August 3, 2018 — Bloomberg reports ( https://bloom.bg/2vxfIZf ) that China could levy “duties ranging from 5% to 25% . . . on 5,207 kinds of American imports if the U.S. delivers its proposed taxes on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, […]

Categories: Tariffs, U.S.

E.U.-U.S. LNG Announcement

LNG Allies Thanks Presidents Trump and Juncker for LNG Trade Announcement WASHINGTON — July 25, 2018 — U.S. President Donald J. Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met at the White House today and held a joint press conference afterwards. Both presidents mentioned that a core area of U.S.-E.U. trade cooperation going forward would […]

Categories: Uncategorized

Small-Scale LNG – Final DOE Rule

LNG Allies Supports Final DOE Rule to Expedite Small-Scale LNG Export Projects WASHINGTON — July 24, 2018 —The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today made public its final rule to issue, “without modification or delay,” small-scale permits to export of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Thus, the new rule covers both countries which have free trade […]

Categories: D.O.E.

Praise for FERC LNG Announcement

LNG Allies Praises Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for LNG Announcement WASHINGTON (July 17, 2018) — Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Kevin J. McIntyre announced today that FERC had “made significant strides” in reforming the agency’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) permitting process. McIntyre stated that FERC would soon make public an agreement with its federal […]

Categories: F.E.R.C.

Diplomatic Green Room – A Big Success

LNG Allies held in the Diplomatic Green Room during the World Gas Conference. Let me give you a  quick recap of what we accomplished this week… We helped to launch the Global Natural Gas Coalition on Monday. We hosted ambassadors, DCMs, energy attaches, and visiting government/company officials from: Albania, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Cote d’Ivoire, Czech […]

Categories: World Gas Conference