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European Demand Changes Priorities for Sempra’s Future Mexico LNG Expansions 

European Demand Changes Priorities for Sempra’s Future Mexico LNG Expansions 

Sempra Infrastructure’s construction of a Mexico LNG terminal is on track as it furthers partnerships in the country, but future Pacific Coast export expansions may take a backseat to its Gulf Coast projects. The first phase of Energia Costa Azul (ECA) LNG in Baja California should be completed in the summer of 2025, Sempra Infrastructure…

March 6, 2023
Sempra Pursues Two Gulf Coast FIDs as European Demand Reshuffles ‘Pecking Order’

Sempra Pursues Two Gulf Coast FIDs as European Demand Reshuffles ‘Pecking Order’

With its backlog of developing LNG terminal projects hitting successive milestones over the past year, Sempra Infrastructure is poised to make two final investment decisions (FID) this year while gauging interest for the next phase of its Texas project. The infrastructure and liquefied natural gas arm of San Diego-based Sempra previously disclosed last year that…

March 1, 2023
Sempra Says Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 ‘Fully Subscribed’ After SPA with Poland’s PKN Orlen

Sempra Says Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 ‘Fully Subscribed’ After SPA with Poland’s PKN Orlen

Sempra Infrastructure reported the first phase of its Port Arthur LNG project has reached its required offtake subscription for a final investment decision (FID) after it inked another long-term agreement with a European firm. Polish refiner PKN Orlen SA signed a 20-year sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for 1 million metric ton/year (mmty) of liquefied…

January 25, 2023
Sempra’s ECA and Vista Pacifico Mexico LNG Export Permits Gain Approval

Sempra’s ECA and Vista Pacifico Mexico LNG Export Permits Gain Approval

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted Sempra Infrastructure’s request for two LNG export permits for terminal projects planned to provide a swift channel for U.S. natural gas to Asia from the Mexican Pacific Coast. Published by the DOE Tuesday, the orders expanded non-Free Trade Agreement (FTA) export volumes for Sempra’s Energia Costa Azul…

December 21, 2022
ConocoPhillips Lands 5 MMty of Offtake, 30% Port Arthur LNG Stake in Sempra Agreement

ConocoPhillips Lands 5 MMty of Offtake, 30% Port Arthur LNG Stake in Sempra Agreement

Sempra Infrastructure has formalized an agreement with ConocoPhillips, giving the independent 5 million metric tons/year (mmty) of offtake and a 30% stake in its planned Texas export project east of Houston. The subsidiary of San Diego-based Sempra disclosed Tuesday that it executed a 20-year sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with ConocoPhillips for supply from Port…

November 23, 2022
Sempra Aims for Port Arthur LNG FID Early Next Year as Offtaker Interest Grows

Sempra Aims for Port Arthur LNG FID Early Next Year as Offtaker Interest Grows

Riding the wave of strong U.S. natural gas demand and project development milestones, Sempra management reported it is now targeting a final investment decision (FID) for its Port Arthur LNG project during 1Q2023 and is currently marketing its proposed expansion. San Diego-based Sempra’s liquefied natural gas subsidiary, Sempra Infrastructure, has been developing the project southeast…

November 3, 2022
U.S. LNG Export Development Opens Door to Hydrogen, Sempra’s Brouillette Says

U.S. LNG Export Development Opens Door to Hydrogen, Sempra’s Brouillette Says

As Sempra Infrastructure continues to progress its LNG export terminal projects on the Gulf Coast and in Mexico, President Dan Brouillette said demand for natural gas is also helping influence the investments in alternative fuels.  The subsidiary of San Diego-based Sempra and Avangrid Inc. disclosed a potential partnership on Wednesday to explore multiple projects to…

October 14, 2022
TotalEnergies Sees U.S. as Growth Engine for Global LNG, Renewables

TotalEnergies Sees U.S. as Growth Engine for Global LNG, Renewables

LNG and renewables are the core of TotalEnergies SE’s U.S. strategy as it inks alliances to expand the global trading arm, executives said Wednesday. The French supermajor is “profitably expanding,” with liquefied natural gas equity production in the United States and Mexico, said CFO Jean-Pierre Sbraire. He and CEO Patrick Pouyanné shared the stage in…

September 28, 2022
Sempra, Entergy Aiming to Shore Up Low-Carbon Energy Supply for Port Arthur LNG

Sempra, Entergy Aiming to Shore Up Low-Carbon Energy Supply for Port Arthur LNG

Sempra Infrastructure said Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with utility Entergy Texas Inc. to develop renewable energy capacity in Southeast Texas to serve Sempra’s Port Arthur LNG terminal and other projects in the area.  The companies are aiming “to accelerate the deployment of new renewable energy generation resources and to increase…

July 27, 2022
Mexico’s CFE, Sempra LNG Signal Potential ‘Path Forward’ for Vista Pacífico Exports

Mexico’s CFE, Sempra LNG Signal Potential ‘Path Forward’ for Vista Pacífico Exports

Mexico’s state utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has clinched some preliminary agreements for LNG and natural gas infrastructure projects with Sempra Infrastructure, including a potential joint venture. The liquefied natural gas and energy infrastructure arm of San Diego-based Sempra may create a partnership with CFE to reroute the Guaymas-El Oro pipeline in Sonora under…

July 25, 2022