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FERC
January 23, 2020

McNamee Won’t Seek Another Term

At today’s open meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), one of the two Republican commissioners—Bernard McNamee—has announced that he will not stand for a second term when his current term expires on June 30, 2020. This means that FERC could be down to just two commissioners, one Republican (Neil Chaterjee) and one Democrat […]

FERC
October 30, 2019

Readout from FERC Meeting

FERC Moving Forward on Pending LNG Projects and Houston Office On Oct. 30 we met with a key FERC staff member to inquire about the delay in the decision-making schedule for the LNG projects that are ripe for decision and to discuss the Houston office. With respect to the first issue, we were told that […]

United States
May 22, 2019

Time and Tide Wait for No Nation

In the Global LNG Market, Time and Tide Wait for No Nation By Fred H. Hutchison The saying “time and tide wait for no man” has been around for at least eight centuries and is often attributed to St. Marher who, in 1225, said: “And te tide and te time pat tu iboren were, schal […]

FERC
April 18, 2019

FERC Approves Two LNG Projects

WASHINGTON — April 18, 2019—During its open meeting today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) voted to issue certificates for the Driftwood LNG project and pipeline sponsored by Tellurian Inc. and the Port Arthur LNG project and pipeline sponsored by Sempra Energy. Link to FERC Release Fred H. Hutchison, President & CEO of LNG Allies, […]

Federal Government
October 11, 2018

Helping USLNG Projects

Helping USLNG Projects Remain Well-Positioned in the Global Market Published in Morning Consult, Oct. 11, 2018 By Fred H. Hutchison[*] Much digital ink was spilled after the recent decision by Shell and partners to proceed with Canada’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, with some wondering if the LNG Canada decision might alter the […]

FERC
September 12, 2018

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 […]

FERC
September 4, 2018

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 […]

FERC
July 17, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

DOE
October 27, 2014

Revised EIA LNG Study to be Released Shortly

When DOE announced in late May that it was proposing major changes to the procedures governing the “public interest” process used to grant licenses to export LNG from the United States to nations without free trade agreements, (non-FTA nations), it also announced that the Energy Information Administration (EIA) would update its 2012 economic impacts study. […]

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