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U.S. Senate Proposal Aims to Promote LNG as Marine Fuel

Two strong supporters in the U.S. Senate for natural gas use as a transportation fuel and major gas industry executives have joined forces to promote a legislative proposal giving liquefied natural gas (LNG) parity with other fuels, such as diesel, when used in marine transportation on inland U.S. waterways.

December 18, 2015

Briefs — Alaska LNG, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, Columbia Gas Transmission, FERC

The state of Alaska extended its cooperation agreement with Japan-based consortium Resources Energy Inc. (REI) to develop Cook Inlet natural gas (see Daily GPI,Dec. 29, 2014). The agreement extension comes three months after Gov. Bill Walker met with more than 25 companies and government agencies, including the prefectures of Kyoto and Hyogo, during an international liquefied natural gas (LNG) conference in Tokyo, where he told more than a thousand attendees of the Alaskan LNG opportunity (see Daily GPI,Sept. 23). The agreement, which was extended two years to Dec. 14, 2017, encourages the development of Cook Inlet natural gas to provide Alaskans low-cost energy while also supplying Japanese consumers. “The world market will certainly benefit from Alaska’s rich natural gas reserves, but my No. 1 priority is ensuring that we work toward affordable energy for Alaskan families and businesses.” Walker said. “Extending this agreement with REI shows Japanese consumers that Alaska is committed to exporting liquefied natural gas.”

December 18, 2015

British Columbia LNG Export License Issued to Haisla Nation

An aboriginal community has obtained approval to join the long lineup of projects competing to break into overseas markets for liquefied natural gas (LNG) from export terminals proposed on the northern Pacific Coast of British Columbia.

December 1, 2015

Canada Has More Than Enough Gas For LNG Exports, Report Says

Motivation for Canadian producers to break into global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) will stay strong for generations to come, according to new evidence presented to the National Energy Board (NEB).

November 30, 2015

Non-FTA Containerized LNG Exports From Florida Facility Approved

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week granted authorization for Floridian Natural Gas Storage Co. LLC to export up to 14.6 Bcf per year (0.04 Bcf/d) of containerized liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a facility planned for Martin County, FL.

November 30, 2015

Cheniere Exec: Sabine to Produce ‘First Drop of LNG’ Next Month

Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal will begin operation in December, according to Vice President of Finance Tarek Souki.

November 25, 2015

IEA Considering Options to Enhance Natural Gas Supply Security as Exporting Expands

With new challenges and opportunities emerging as natural gas markets become more global, the International Energy Agency (IEA) this week said it plans to develop potential options to enhance worldwide supply security as liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports overtake pipeline deliveries.

November 18, 2015

BP, China Expand Partnership for LNG Trading, Chinese Shale Gas Exploration

BP plc and state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. on Wednesday agreed to expand their global partnership, which covers potential shale gas exploration in the Sichuan Basin, as well as global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading opportunities.

October 21, 2015

Port Ambrose Offshore LNG Import Terminal Gets Final EIS

The Port Ambrose Project, a terminal that would be sited off the coasts of New York and New Jersey to import liquefied natural gas (LNG), has received a final environmental impact statement (EIS) from the U.S. Maritime Administration and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).

October 14, 2015

Long View Needed to Understand LNG Outlook, Expert Says

A window of opportunity is closing on exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States, an ExxonMobil Corp. executive warned Monday. Meanwhile, margins have shrunk, and the industry is urging speed on export approvals. But an LNG expert told NGI that it’s important to have a long-term perspective on prices and exports.

April 20, 2015