The largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the United States just received authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to become even larger. CMS Trunkline LNG will expand the peak send-out capacity of its terminal in Lake Charles, LA, this summer to 1 Bcf/d from 700 MMcf/d (see Daily GPI, Feb. 22).
Articles from Authorization
Florida Gas Transmission (FGT) has sought FERC authorization tobuild a major expansion/extension of its mainline to providenatural gas to meet the growing fuel needs of power utilities inthe state. If approved by the Commission, the project would makegas available to customers in the southwestern part of the statefor the first time.
Columbia Gulf Transmission announced it has filed a request withFERC for authorization to expand its mainline by 100,000 Dth/d toaccommodate requests of 19 shippers, 14 of which will be new to thesystem. An open season late last year for Columbia’s Mainline ’99expansion yielded requests for 315,000 Dth/d of firmtransportation, most of which will be provided with existing systemcapacity. About 12,000 Dth/d that was turned back by existingshippers also will be used to serve the new requests.