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Southern LNG Vaporization Upgrade Approved

Southern LNG’s proposed enhancements to its Elba Islandvaporization facilities were granted preliminary approval onnon-environmental grounds by FERC yesterday. Southern plans toremove five existing vaporizers and replace them with moreefficient ones, resulting in increased send-out capability to 675MMcf/d from 540 MMcf/d at a cost of $14 million. Southern’s onlycapacity holder, El Paso Merchant Energy, will pick up the tab.

February 22, 2001

Second Lease Sale Held in Yukon

About 104 square miles of virgin natural gas hunting grounds arebeing thrown open within reach of potential routes for the proposedAlaska pipeline by the Yukon Territory’s second sale in two years.Companies are being given until March 14 to bid on the parcel,which borders on two areas that Anderson Exploration Ltd. scoopedup in the first sale, which was in turn the first one held by theYukon in two decades.

January 29, 2001

Second Lease Sale Held in Yukon Territory

About 104 square miles of virgin natural gas hunting grounds arebeing thrown open within reach of potential routes for the proposedAlaska pipeline by the Yukon Territory’s second sale in two years.Companies are being given until March 14 to bid on the parcel,which borders on two areas that Anderson Exploration Ltd. scoopedup in the first sale, which was in turn the first one held by theYukon in two decades.

January 29, 2001

INGAA Seeks Rehearing of Sea Robin Remand

A major pipeline group last week sought rehearing of FERC’sremand decision on Sea Robin Pipeline on the grounds that it failedto include the “behind-the-plant” factor when determining thejurisdictional status of the offshore gas pipeline.

August 2, 1999

Vector Gets Preliminary Green Light from FERC

The 1 Bcf/d Vector Pipeline project won preliminary approval onnon-environmental grounds from FERC yesterday. The Commission saidno evidence was produced to demonstrate the Midwest project, whichwould link the Chicago, IL, and Dawn, ON, gas transportation hubs,was not required by the public convenience and necessity.

October 15, 1998
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