News about Existing and Planned USLNG Export Projects

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 […]

Magnolia LNG
May 26, 2020

Magnolia LNG Sold

Magnolia LNG: GEM Deal Falls Through… Company Sold to “Magnolia Holdings LLC” Maya Weber (May 26): The sale of Magnolia LNG to a privately held energy infrastructure firm failed to come through last week, but a new purchaser emerged for the struggling Louisiana export project. According to a statement Tues. (May 26) by LNG Ltd. […]

Alaska LNG
May 23, 2020

Persily Opinion on Alaska LNG

Let’s Stop Kidding Ourselves… North Slope Gas Isn’t Economic to Develop (ADN) Larry Persily (Opinion, May 23): FERC approved the Alaska LNG application at its May 21 meeting. That’s like getting a building permit for a condominium development that you cannot afford to build, that no one wants to buy, and that no bank will […]

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. […]

Magnolia LNG
May 12, 2020

Magnolia LNG Sold to GEM

Company Sold to Global Energy Megatrend (Acadiana Advocate) Kristen Mosbrucker (May 12): The Magnolia LNG project near Lake Charles has been sold the operation to a British business with an office in Lafayette, Louisiana. Global Energy Megatrend Ltd. is expected to pay $2.25 million to LNG Ltd. in a deal slated to close on May […]

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 […]

Energía Costa Azul
May 4, 2020

ECA FID by June 30

ECA: Sempra Says FID By June 30  (S&P Global Platts) Harry Weber (May 04): Benefiting from its location on Mexico’s Pacific Coast as well as its smaller initial size and scope, Energia Costa Azul remains on track for a June 30 FID. Phase 1 calls for a one-train export facility of »2.5 mtpa. Sempra recently […]

Port Arthur
May 4, 2020

Port Arthur: FID Delayed

FID Postponed  to 2021 from Q3 2020 (S&P Global Platts) Harry Weber (May 04): “Port Arthur is slipping a little bit,” Sempra CEO Jeffrey Martin said during an investor conference call. (A FID had previously been targeted for the Q3 2020.) Martin said Port Arthur LNG, like all major energy growth projects that Sempra is […]

LNG Limited
May 1, 2020

LNG Ltd. Under Administration

Administrators Appointed, Directors Resign (News Release) Three individuals from PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia were appointed joint and several voluntary administrators of LNG Ltd. on April 30, are reviewing the Company’s business and assets, and will be in contact with creditors shortly. Michael McAnearney, Richard Beresford, Gregory Vesey, and Michael Steuert resigned as directors. [Status of Magnolia LNG […]

Annova LNG
April 17, 2020

Annova Receives Air Permit from TCEQ

Annova LNG announced Thurs. (April 17) that it has received an air permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The Brownsville project is considered a “minor source: of air emissions, according to TCEQ and EPA new source review regulations. (This air permit is one of the final permits necessary for construction to commence.) […]

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