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New Fortress
June 19, 2020

FERC Order to New Fortress

New Fortress: FERC Seeks Answers on LNG Terminal Built in Puerto Rico Without Approval (NGI) Jamison Cocklin (June 19): FERC has ordered New Fortress Energy to explain why it built and brought online a LNG import terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, without FERC approval. The facility was commissioned in April and will supply LNG […]

Jordan Cove LNG
May 27, 2020

Jordan Cove Lawsuits Filed

Landowners and Environmentalists File Lawsuits Against FERC (Sierra Club) Ten Southern Oregon organizations filed a lawsuit challenging FERC approval of the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector pipeline. FERC issued its approval in March, conditioned on the project qualifying for critical permits from the state of Oregon. Three of those permits have already […]

Alaska LNG
May 21, 2020

FERC Authorizes Alaska LNG

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized the Alaska LNG project during the open meeting held yesterday (May 21). Approval for Alaska LNG (and the Jordan Cove rehearing) came on a 3-1 vote with all three Republican commissioners (Neil Chatterjee, Bernard McNamee, and James Danly) voting aye with the lone Democrat (Richard Glick) voting nay. […]

Jordan Cove LNG
May 5, 2020

Jordan Cove Comments Sought

FERC Seeks Public Comments on Declaratory Order Request Jordan Cove filed a Petition for Declaratory Order asking FERC to find that the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) waived its authority to issue certification for the Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act because the state […]

Jordan Cove LNG
March 19, 2020

FERC Issues Jordan Cove Order

Federal Regulators Approve Jordan Cove Pembina Release (March 19): FERC today issued a certificate of approval for the Jordan Cove LNG project in Coos Bay, Oregon, and the associated 229-mile Pacific Connector gas pipeline. In its release, Pembina noted that “Jordan Cove recently received approval on all 14 local jurisdiction county and city applications and […]

Annova LNG
November 21, 2019

Brownsville and Corpus Projects Approved

Four U.S. LNG Projects Authorized by FERC During its Open Meeting today (Nov. 21), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized the three Brownsville, Texas, LNG export projects (Rio Grande, Annova, Texas LNG) and Cheniere’s Corpus Christi Phase III project. This brings the number of major LNG projects authorized by FERC since the beginning of […]

November 19, 2019

Freeport Train 1 Imminent

Freeport: FERC Permission Sought to Put Train 1 into Service In a letter to FERC, “Freeport LNG states that it has filed all documentation required by FERC staff and the Orders to demonstrate readiness for Train 1 and the common facilities to be placed into service. In this regard, Freeport LNG respectfully requests authorization to […]

Commonwealth LNG
October 21, 2019

Commonwealth LNG Gets FERC Schedule

Agency Outlines Schedule of Review Commonwealth LNG announced Mon. (Oct. 21) that FERC has outlined an environmental review schedule for the project. FERC plans to issue a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 8.4 mtpa project in May 2020, followed by a final EIS in October 2020. That would put the deadline for a […]

October 18, 2019

Cameron Train Two Commissioning

Train 2 Cleared by FERC for Commissioning FERC has given the greenlight for certain initial commissioning activities to begin at Train 2 of the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, Louisiana. The FERC permit for the variance request is “related to the commissioning procedures for the Train 2 MR and PR gas turbine solo runs, and […]

September 27, 2019

Magnolia Gets NEPA Document

FERC Issues Supplemental EIS for Incremental Capacity The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Magnolia LNG Production Capacity Amendment (from 8.0 mtpa to 8.8 mtpa) proposed by Magnolia LNG. Comments are due by Nov. 18.

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