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CEEP
April 16, 2019

A Great Year for USLNG

Fred H. Hutchison for Central Europe Energy Partners Although we are just barely one quarter into 2019, the year is already shaping up to be one of the most momentous in the history of the nascent U.S. LNG export industry: three new projects are expected to enter into service, up to eight more are likely […]

USLNG Industry
October 2, 2018

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 […]

USLNG Industry
July 1, 2018

Export Projects Update (Q2 2018)

Lead: First Project Since 2015 Moves Forward Cheniere Energy announced May 22 that it had taken a final investment decision (FID) on Train 3 (4.5 million tons per annum, “mtpa”) at its Corpus Christi liquefaction and export terminal in Texas. This is the first U.S. LNG export project to reach FID since 2015. Financial details […]

USLNG Industry
March 31, 2018

Export Projects Update (Q1 2018)

Lead Story: And Then There Were Two The second major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in the continental United States—Dominion Energy’s Cove Point (DECP) terminal in Lusby, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay—shipped its first commissioning cargo on March 01. According to the Dominion news release: “All major equipment has been operated and is being […]

USLNG Industry
November 1, 2017

Export Projects Update (Nov. 2017)

Cheniere Energy Cheniere Sabine Pass (Louisiana) Cheniere Energy said on Oct. 13 that “substantial completion of Train 4 of the Sabine Pass liquefaction project was achieved on Oct. 09. Commissioning was completed and Cheniere’s EPC partner (Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals) had turned over care, custody, and control of Train 4 to Cheniere. Under a […]

Cameron LNG
September 2, 2017

Export Projects Update (Sept. 2017)

The Lead: DOE Prevails in Freeport LNG Case By Tom Holmberg, Aaron Streett, Greg Wagner, Andrew Stuyvenberg, and Kyle Henne (Baker Botts) The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued an opinion (Aug. 15) in Sierra Club v. United States Department of Energy. In its opinion, the court rejected Sierra […]

Calcasieu Pass LNG
March 31, 2017

Export Projects Update (March 2017)

Cheniere Energy Company News. During Cheniere Energy’s quarterly/annual earnings call (Feb. 28) President & CEO Jack Fusco said: “The fourth quarter of 2016 was another milestone quarter for Cheniere, as today we report financial results driven by nearly a full quarter of LNG production from the first two trains at Sabine Pass. Transition and execution […]

Alaska LNG
September 30, 2016

Export Projects Update (Sept. 2016)

LNG Allies and OEM Members Cameron LNG. Sempra Energy (Cameron’s 51.3% majority owner) announced (Sept. 13) that Joseph A. Householder is now Corporate Group President of Infrastructure Businesses. Reporting to Sempra Energy CEO Debra L. Reed, he will oversee Sempra’s midstream, LNG, renewable energy, and Mexican operations. Sabine Pass. Cheniere Energy said (Sept. 16) that it […]

Congress
September 2, 2016

Why Set a DOE LNG Deadline?

Updated from our Feb. 1, 2016 Post: Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act prohibits the export of natural gas — including liquefied natural gas (LNG)—to a foreign country without prior approval from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): Applications to export U.S. LNG to nations with Free Trade Agreements with the United States that “include the […]

Annova LNG
September 1, 2016

Export Projects Update (Aug. 2016)

LNG Allies and OEM Members Cameron LNG Cameron LNG received DOE authorization (July 18) to export an additional 1.41 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day (Bcfd) from its proposed liquefaction expansion project (Trains 4 & 5) to non-FTA nations. (With this order, Cameron LNG’s authorized export capacity will be 24.92 million tons per annum […]

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