News about Existing and Planned USLNG Export Projects

Dominion Cove Point
October 21, 2019

Dominion Cove Point Equity Sold

 Dominion Energy Announces Equity Recapitalization of Cove Point Dominion Energy has entered into an agreement with Brookfield Super-Core Infrastructure Partners, an infrastructure fund managed by Brookfield Asset Management (Brookfield), in which the company will transfer a 25% non-controlling equity interest in Cove Point to Brookfield in exchange for cash consideration of just over $2 billion, […]

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 […]

October 16, 2019

Plaquemines Gets Export Authority

DOE Grants Non-FTA Authorization DOE issued an order to Venture Global Plaquemines LNG on Wed. (Oct. 16) approving exports of domestically produced LNG from the Plaquemines LNG Project to be located on the Mississippi River, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana »20 miles from the Port of New Orleans. FERC had authorized the project on Sept. 30.

October 14, 2019

Third Birth at Sabine Pass

Mitigation Changes Sought for LNG Berth Expansion (S&P Global Platts) Maya Weber (Oct. 14): In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Oct. 11), the National Marine Fisheries Service said that the “proposed use of the [Louisiana Point Dredge Material Placement Area] should be considered an impact to 597.8 acres of [essential fish […]

Magnolia LNG
October 11, 2019

Magnolia and Delta Offshore Extension

Magnolia LNG Term Sheet Date with Delta Offshore Extended LNG Limited announced that its 100% owned project company, Magnolia LNG and Delta Offshore Energy have agreed to extend the validity date of their agreed upon non-binding term sheet until July 1, 2020 by entering into an amended and restated memorandum of understanding. The parties also […]

GHG Emissions
October 11, 2019

Clemente on USLNG

The World’s Largest Natural Gas Users and USLNG (Forbes) Jude Clemente (Oct. 11): Natural gas has become the go-to fuel globally to lower CO2 emissions and backup wind and solar, power sources that are naturally intermittent. The best modeling agencies confirm that gas demand increases under any practical energy policy scenario. No wonder: from 2010 […]

Elba Island
October 4, 2019

Elba Island Commercial Service

First Train Begins Commercial Service Elba Liquefaction Co.– a joint venture between Kinder Morgan and EIG Global Energy Partners — has announced the commercial in-service of the first of ten liquefaction units of the ~$2 billion project. According to KM, progress is also being made on the remaining nine units. Start-up activities are underway on […]

Jordan Cove LNG
October 4, 2019

Revised Schedule for Jordan Cove

FERC Timeline Slips Slightly FERC has delayed completion of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the Jordan Cove project in Coos Bay, Oregon, due to a delay on the part of the U.S. Forest Service, a “cooperating agency.” FERC is now expecting to issue a Jordan Cove order by Feb. 13, 2020 (a delay […]

Eagle LNG
October 4, 2019

Eagle LNG Wins DOE Approval

DOE Issues Non-FTA Authorization The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order authorizing Eagle LNG Partners to export domestically produced LNG from its proposed LNG facility at Jacksonville, Florida, to nations without a free trade agreement (non-FTA) with the United States. Eagle LNG is authorized to export 0.14 bcf/day of natural gas or […]

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