Terminals

DOT Proposal Would Subject LNG to Reporting Requirements

The Department of Transportation (DOT) last 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

Texas Lawmaker Proposes Fees on LNG, Gas Transfers

A Texas lawmaker wants to charge a 25 cent/boe fee for the transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), crude oil and petroleum products to or from marine terminals in order to support a $20 million fund that would pay for measures to combat coastal erosion. However, it is in doubt whether the fee would be in compliance with the U.S. Constitution.

April 29, 2009

Merrill Lynch: Oil Prices Could Point LNG Cargo Direction

A rising tide of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will lift deliveries to terminals in Europe and the United States this year, and traders seeking insight into which side of the Atlantic Basin will get the bulk of the LNG spillover should watch oil prices, according to analysts at Merrill Lynch.

April 20, 2009

Court Decision Buoys Oregon LNG Hopes

Backers for the first of three proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Oregon to get a conditioned FERC approval, Bradwood Landing, are keeping a close eye on a Delaware LNG decision in March by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that rejected a challenge to a similar conditioned approval of the Crown Landing LLC LNG project. Whether it is having any effect on Oregon officials is not clear.

April 17, 2009

Merrill Lynch: Oil Prices an Indicator of LNG Cargo Flow

A rising tide of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will lift deliveries to terminals in Europe and the United States this year, and traders seeking insight into which side of the Atlantic Basin will get the bulk of the LNG spillover should watch oil prices, according to analysts at Merrill Lynch.

April 14, 2009

Bentek CEO: Market Doesn’t ‘Fully Appreciate’ Scope of Changes to Come

With the mammoth 1,600-mile Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) making its way eastward, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals scheduled to come on line in the Gulf Coast region over the next two to three years and increasing amounts of gas flowing from Texas basins, there will be a number of significant changes to the market, many of which aren’t yet appreciated, said Bentek Energy LLC CEO Porter Bennett.

November 12, 2007

Bentek CEO: Market Doesn’t ‘Fully Appreciate’ Scope of Changes to Come

With the mammoth 1,600-mile Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) making its way eastward, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals scheduled to come on line in the Gulf Coast region over the next two to three years and increasing amounts of gas flowing from Texas basins, there will be a number of significant changes to the market, many of which aren’t yet appreciated, said Bentek Energy LLC CEO Porter Bennett.

November 9, 2007

Regulatory, Supply Developments Boost Gros Cacouna Terminal

Costs are rising but the leading entry in the race to place new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals just inside Canada along the St. Lawrence Seaway is poised to enter construction, thanks to favorable regulatory and supply developments.

August 20, 2007

Gros Cacouna Terminal Plans Benefit From Regulatory, Supply Developments

Costs are rising but the leading entry in the race to place new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals just inside Canada along the St. Lawrence Seaway is poised to enter construction, thanks to favorable regulatory and supply developments.

August 20, 2007

Three LNG Projects Get Final Environmental Nods

FERC on Friday issued favorable final environmental reviews for three liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and associated pipeline projects — Dominion Cove Point LP’s proposed expansion of its LNG terminal in Maryland, BP Energy affiliate Crown Landing LLC’s proposed 1.2 Bcf/d terminal to be built along the Delaware River in Logan Township, NJ, and Sempra Energy’s Port Arthur LNG LP proposal to construct an LNG terminal and associated facilities in Port Arthur, TX.

May 8, 2006