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Canadian LNG Facility Clears Environmental Hurdle

North America’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) transshipment and storage terminal proposed for Grassy Point at the head of Placentia Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador has been found not to be a threat to the environment if appropriate mitigation measures are taken.

August 12, 2008

LNG Growing Popular in Large Vehicle Transportation Sector

Even without a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in California, the fuel is growing in use in the large vehicle transportation sector, according to a firm trying to cash in on the trend.

June 10, 2008

Sempra Expects Merrill to Opt Out of LNG Deal

Sempra Energy is sure that Merill Lynch will opt out of its contract to bring 500 MMcf/d through the new Sempra Cameron LNG terminal in Louisiana, according to the CEO of Sempra’s LNG unit, Darcel Hulse, who spoke at the company’s financial analysts meeting Thursday in New York City.

March 31, 2008

Oregon Backers: West LNG A Sure Thing, Power Prices Up

The backer of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal on Oregon’s Columbia River said it will cost $4/MMBtu to land LNG on the West Coast. The gas supply will be more than welcomed by the market, according to speakers at a recent industry conference.

January 21, 2008

Project Backers: West Coast LNG A Sure Thing

The backer of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal on Oregon’s Columbia River said it will cost $4/MMBtu to land LNG on the West Coast. The gas supply will be more than welcomed by the market, according to speakers at an industry conference.

January 16, 2008

Opponents of Oregon LNG Project Appeal to State Panel

As expected, opponents of the proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal at Coos Bay, OR, have appealed recent local permits for the facility along the state’s south-central coast to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals.

January 4, 2008

Weaver’s Cove Pledges to Pull Latest Nail From Its Coffin

Gordon Shearer, CEO of Weaver’s Cove Energy LLC, the backer of a long-suffering proposal for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminal in Fall River, MA, got more bad news last Wednesday in a letter from the U.S. Coast Guard. The project’s demise could be at hand, but a spokesman says an appeal is as well.

October 29, 2007

Coast Guard Rejection Could End Weaver’s Cove LNG Project

Gordon Shearer, CEO of Weaver’s Cove Energy LLC, the backer of a long-suffering proposal for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminal in Fall River, MA, got more bad news Wednesday in a letter from the U.S. Coast Guard. The project’s demise could be at hand, but a project spokesman says an appeal is as well.

October 25, 2007

Sempra Executive Ponders Price Impact of West Coast LNG Terminal

Sempra Energy believes gas supplies from a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the West Coast will “definitely” have an impact on Western gas prices, but how much may be offset by other developing factors, Sempra CFO Mark Snell told a session at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference Thursday in New York City.

September 10, 2007

NorthernStar LNG Project Hits Land-Use Permit Snag

Consultants to a county planning commission reportedly will recommend denial of a land-use permit for NorthernStar Natural Gas Co.’s Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal site along the Columbia River.

June 29, 2007