Terminals

Ruling Favors Oregon LNG in Lease Dispute

Oregon LNG, one of three proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals in Oregon, received some positive signals last Tuesday in its negotiations with the Port of Astoria Commission over renewal of a long-term lease for its proposed 96-acre site. A federal magistrate ruled in favor of the project developer on the lease extension and Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski’s office said it would not investigate the lease issue as some anti-LNG groups were urging.

November 23, 2009

Ruling Favors Oregon LNG in Lease Dispute

Oregon LNG, one of three proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals in Oregon, received some positive signals last Tuesday in its negotiations with the Port of Astoria Commission over renewal of a long-term lease for its proposed 96-acre site. A federal magistrate ruled in favor of the project developer on the lease extension and Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski’s office said it would not investigate the lease issue as some anti-LNG groups were urging.

November 20, 2009

Sempra Unconcerned About Light LNG Trade in Third Quarter

Despite short- and long-term contracts for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies at its newest of two North American LNG terminals, San Diego-based Sempra Energy remains unconcerned about the lack of any commercial shipments through its new Cameron, LA, facility in the third quarter, executives said Monday.

November 11, 2009

Oregon LNG Opponents Try Recalling Officials

The extent to which opponents of liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals in the West will go is being played out in Clatsop County, OR, where three of four elected commissioners who supported the Bradwood Landing LNG project along the Columbia River are fighting recall campaigns. Two Clatsop commissioners already are subject to an Oct. 27 vote to throw them out, and a third commissioner is the subject of a signature-gathering effort to force a third recall ballot.

October 5, 2009

Oregon LNG Opponents Try Recalling Local Officials

The extent to which opponents of liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals in the West will go is being played out in Clatsop County, OR, where three of four elected commissioners who supported the Bradwood Landing LNG project along the Columbia River are fighting recall campaigns. Two Clatsop commissioners already are subject to an Oct. 27 vote to throw them out, and a third commissioner is the subject of a signature-gathering effort to force a third recall ballot.

September 30, 2009

Researcher Mulls LNG Export from Canada’s East Coast

When it comes to Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, what’s good for the West could also be good for the East, according to a researcher at the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI).

September 14, 2009

Researcher Posits LNG Liquefaction for Canada’s East Coast

When it comes to Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, what’s good for the West could also be good for the East, according to a researcher at the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI).

September 14, 2009

LNG Supply Growth Seen Through October

Sendout from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals has increased only slightly during the third quarter over the year-ago period, but Stephen Smith of Stephen Smith Energy Associates is predicting “some increase” in sendout from late summer through October.

August 31, 2009

Analyst Predicts Some LNG Supply Growth Through October

Sendout from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals has increased only slightly during the third quarter over the year-ago period, but Stephen Smith of Stephen Smith Energy Associates is predicting “some increase” in sendout from late summer through October.

August 18, 2009

DOT Proposal Would Subject LNG to Reporting Requirements

The Department of Transportation (DOT) Thursday published a proposed rule that would make operators of liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals subject to the same safety reporting requirements as operators of natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines.

July 6, 2009