Canada Officials See American LNG Export Freeze as ‘An Opportunity for Us’ 

The Biden administration’s pause on LNG export licenses may have opened the door for competing projects in Canada to gain ground after years of lagging behind. Canadian officials this month have been playing up their lower emission bonafides in the wake of their southern neighbor’s pause on licenses, in a bid to push for Canada’s…

Sempra Looking Beyond LNG Pause to ‘Development Milestones’ for Port Arthur, Cameron Expansions

While U.S. LNG developers navigate the fallout of a pause in new worldwide liquefied natural gas export authorizations, Sempra Infrastructure executives said they were still focusing on the best prices and partnerships, rather than permitting timelines. The LNG and Mexico infrastructure arm of San Diego-based Sempra is currently in the early phases of construction on…

February 28, 2024

Ongoing Freeport LNG Outage Helps Lift European Natural Gas Prices – LNG Recap

Freeport LNG Development LP said Tuesday the third train at its export facility on the upper Texas coast would be offline for another two weeks, extending a month-long outage and providing support for European natural gas prices.  Spokesperson Heather Browne told NGI on Tuesday that the company is working to finish motor repair work after…

February 27, 2024

Major Energy Trade Associations Challenge Legality of DOE’s LNG Export Pause

One of the U.S. oil and natural gas industry’s largest trade groups is pushing the Department of Energy (DOE) to reverse a pause on new LNG export licenses as the possibility of intervention from Congress slims. The American Petroleum Institute (API) and other groups representing the liquefied natural gas industry have filed a request for…

February 27, 2024

Venture Global Fighting Disclosure on Contracts, Awaiting FERC Reply on Calcasieu Pass Deadline

Long-term offtakers of Venture Global LNG Inc.’s Calcasieu Pass terminal in Louisiana are again pressing FERC to make the export project developer provide information about the facility, this time targeting a request to extend the commissioning process. Earlier this month, Venture asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to extend the deadline for its 10 million…

February 27, 2024