USLNG News

News about Existing and Planned USLNG Export Projects

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 […]

Excelerate Energy
September 30, 2019

Excelerate Enters Agreement

Excelerate Energy and Maran Gas Maritime Agreement for FSRU Excelerate Energy and Maran Gas Maritime have signed a five-year bareboat charter agreement (BBC) for the floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) Hull 2477 Excelerate. During the five-year BBC Excelerate will have the option to purchase Hull 2477. MGM is currently building Hull 2477 at Daewoo Shipbuilding […]

Elba Island
September 30, 2019

Elba Island Start Approved

Kinder Morgan Approved to Start Commercial Service (S&P Global Platts) Harry Weber (Sept. 30): FERC has given the go-ahead to KM to place the first train at its Georgia export terminal into commercial service, amid consistent LNG production at the facility over the last two weeks. However, no commissioning cargoes have shipped, and it remained […]

Plaquemines
September 30, 2019

Plaquemines Gets Agency Nod

FERC Issues Authorization The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the request by Venture Global to site, construct, and operate the Plaquemines LNG Project on a 632-acre site on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. The project is designed with a nameplate capacity of 20 mtpa and a peak achievable […]

MARAD
September 27, 2019

West Delta Submits MARAD Application

Offshore LNG Project Seeks MARAD Approval (S&P Global Platts) Maya Weber (Sept. 27): West Delta LNG has asked the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for permission to build a deepwater port, including a six-train LNG export terminal, about 12 miles off Louisiana, with total optimal capacity of up to 6.1 mtpa… Onshore a pretreatment plant in […]

FERC
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.

Excelerate Energy
September 26, 2019

Excelerate FSRU in Philippines

Excelerate Receives Notice to Proceed for Floating LNG Terminal Excelerate Energy has received a notice to proceed from the Philippine government to develop a floating LNG import terminal in the Bay of Batangas. The project—Luzon LNG—will supply natural gas to existing and new gas-fired power plants in the region that provide electricity to Luzon including […]

DOE
May 2, 2019

Driftwood and Port Arthur Get DOE Licenses

Final U.S. LNG Export Licenses Granted to Sempra & Tellurian Projects BRUSSELS — May 2, 2019 —The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued licenses today to Sempra LNG and Tellurian Inc. to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to nations that do not have free trade agreements with the United States. These non-FTA authorizations came exactly […]

Cheniere Energy
February 3, 2019

Sabine Pass Tank Service Letter

Cheniere Seeks to Resume Service on One Storage Tank in Near Term (S&P Global Platts) Harry Weber (Dec. 03): Cheniere wants to prioritize returning to service one of two storage tanks that have been offline for almost two years at its Sabine Pass LNG… The company said in a letter to U.S. regulators released Tues. […]

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