North American LNG and Pipeline Projects

The developers of second wave liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities are closely watching the battle to stop fossil fuel infrastructure in the United States, which could upend some of their projects if more pipelines are delayed or canceled.

“Additional pipeline capacity is and remains an issue that the LNG industry is especially concerned about as they’re trying to develop projects,” said LNG Allies CEO Fred Hutchison. 

Environmental opposition doesn’t pose an immediate threat to export facilities that are largely being developed in a more supportive region along the Gulf Coast, most of which already have key federal permits and export licenses. However, a series of setbacks for U.S. gas pipeline projects, including the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), Mountain...