Granted

Sabine Pass OK’d at FERC; Financing Work Under Way

FERC on Monday approved a proposal by Cheniere Energy units Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC and Sabine Pass LNG LP to site, construct and operate facilities to liquefy domestic natural gas for export to markets worldwide. It is the Commission’s first authorization of a project that would export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from production resources within the United States.

April 17, 2012

Another Kitimat, BC, LNG Export Project Licensed

Aboriginal entrepreneurs picked up a share in Canada’s budding energy trade with Asia when the National Energy Board (NEB) granted a 20-year export license to BC LNG Export Co-operative Ltd. The permit enables the C$600-million (U.S. dollar at par) project to load up tankers with 250 MMcf/d of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a terminal on British Columbia’s (BC) north Pacific coast at Kitimat.

February 6, 2012

Second Kitimat LNG Export Facility Approved

Aboriginal entrepreneurs picked up a share in Canada’s budding energy trade with Asia when the National Energy Board (NEB) granted a 20-year export license to BC LNG Export Co-operative Ltd. The permit enables the C$600 million project to load up tankers with 250 MMcf/d of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a terminal on British Columbia’s (BC) north Pacific coast at Kitimat.

February 6, 2012

Freeport Seeks Changes to Expansion Approval

Freeport LNG Development LP — which is among the U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal flip-floppers — has asked FERC to modify an authorization granted earlier this year for expansion of its regasification facilities. As with some other Gulf Coast LNG terminals, operators are now more intent on exporting LNG than importing it.

December 27, 2011

Shale Play Drilling Successes Buoy Cabot Production

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. continues to find drilling success in the Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Marmaton shale plays, and has doubled liquids production and increased natural gas production 37% since 3Q2010, the company said.

October 31, 2011

Cabot to End Water Delivery in Marcellus Township

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has granted Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. permission to discontinue potable water deliveries to several Dimock Township residents by Nov. 30.

October 24, 2011

Pennsylvania Says Cabot Can Stop Delivering Dimock Water by Nov. 30

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has granted Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. permission to discontinue potable water deliveries to several Dimock Township residents by Nov. 30.

October 20, 2011

Municipals: Keep Homegrown Gas at Home

A group of municipal natural gas utilities has protested Lake Charles Exports LLC’s (LCE) request to broaden the scope of ts recently granted authority to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to include countries with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA). The municipals argue that it would be wrong-headed to approve the proposal and others like it based on the discoveries of domestic shale gas deposits.

August 15, 2011

EPA Claims Progress on Texas Air Permitting

Companies holding “flexible air permits” granted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) — all 136 of them — have agreed to apply for permits approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the federal agency said.

July 14, 2011

FERC OKs Duke Plan to Ship Gas to Indiana Power Plant

FERC has granted Duke Energy Indiana certificates authorizing the company to construct and operate a pipeline across the border from Kentucky to Indiana to move natural gas to a coal-fired plant that Duke previously agreed to convert to gas-fired boilers.

June 17, 2011