The large manufacturing sector is expressing strong opposition to a proposal released earlier this month in the U.S. Senate (S 1863) to expand tax credits for natural gas transportation infrastructure and vehicles (see NGI, Nov. 21). At the same time, industrial users struck back against potential widespread U.S. exports of gas.
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Cheniere Energy Partners LP unit Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC is in talks with Sumitomo Corp. to provide up to 1.5 million metric tons/year of processing capacity at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, LA. Sabine Pass is seeking to add liquefaction capability at the terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export from the United States and has announced nonbinding discussions with several parties for capacity (see Daily GPI, Jan. 21). Sumitomo is an integrated trading and investment company based in Tokyo.
Cheniere Energy subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC is disputing claims that its application to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) would result in higher gas prices in the United States and the loss of domestic manufacturing jobs.
An abundance of shale natural gas reserves in China could one day cause the country to turn away from pipeline imports and liquefied natural gas (LNG), suggested analysts at Barclays Capital. But China must unlock the secrets of its shales and develop infrastructure to move the gas produced, both of which will delay any shale revolution in the People’s Republic.
Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline LLC has asked FERC to begin the pre-filing process for its proposed pipeline that would provide service from Cheniere LNG’s 2.6 Bcf/d Sabine Pass terminal now under construction in Cameron Parish, LA.