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LNG Export Backers, Foes Need Clarity, Brookings Says

Backers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects have been clamoring for permits at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), but they and export opponents have also been begging for clarity on the approval process. They should have it, said the Brookings Institution.

August 21, 2013

Prometheus’ LNG to Fuel Antero Rigs in Marcellus, Utica

Prometheus Energy Group Inc. announced that it had signed a multi-year agreement to supply Antero Resources with enough liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power “a significant portion” of Antero’s natural gas-fueled drilling rigs in the Marcellus and Utica shales.

August 20, 2013

BC LNG Project Proposed for Wealthy Area

The number seven is a symbol of fortune and intelligence in China and that luck is being pressed by the Asian-owned seventh proposal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the Orient from the Pacific Coast of British Columbia (BC).

August 19, 2013

MARAD OKs Retirement of First LNG Deepwater Facility

In a notice published in theFederal RegisterWednesday, the Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced its final authorization of the decommissioning of the Gulf Gateway Energy Bridge Deepwater Port, the first deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) import facility of its kind in the world. The Excelerate Energy LP facility is being retired just eight years after it went into service in the Gulf of Mexico.

August 15, 2013

Markey Plays Terrorism Card to Block LNG Imports, Exports

Following the recent spike in terrorism activity in Yemen, Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) has asked President Obama to review whether it is safe for shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports to continue to be delivered from the Middle East nation to the Port of Boston’s terminal in Everett, MA, and whether the United States should continue to approve exports of gas to foreign countries.

August 14, 2013

DOE Boosts Potential LNG Exports to 5.6 Bcf/d

Lake Charles Exports LLC (Lake Charles) Wednesday became the third prospective liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal tapped by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export domestic natural gas worldwide, bringing authorized export volumes to 5.6 Bcf/d.

August 8, 2013

Murkowski Report Calls for Streamlined LNG Export Approval Process

The Department of Energy (DOE) should move forward on all liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications “in a timely manner,” development of natural gas resources should be a priority for the United States, and lawmakers should help clear the way by opposing any polices that would delay or prohibit LNG exports, according to areportissued Tuesday by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

August 8, 2013

DOE Taps Lake Charles for Worldwide LNG Exports

Lake Charles Exports LLC is conditionally authorized to export at a rate of up to 2 Bcf/d, bringing the potential total U.S. LNG exports to 5.6 Bcf/d.

August 8, 2013

Germany’s RWE Selling Half-Stake in LNG Developer Excelerate

Germany’s RWE Supply & Trading GmbH is selling its 50% stake in U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Excelerate Energy LP to current Excelerate co-owner George B. Kaiser.

August 5, 2013

Chevron Drumming Up Equity Partners for BC LNG Exports

With most of the preliminary work completed for the proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Kitimat, British Columbia, Chevron Corp. and joint partner Apache Corp. are in a “great competitive spot and on schedule” to become one of the ultimate exporters in the growing waiting line, Chevron upstream chief George Kirkland said Friday.

August 5, 2013