Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Corpus Christi Liquefaction LLC (CCL) may export up to 514 Bcf/year of liquefied domestic natural gas from trains four and five of its terminal, which is under construction in San Patricio and Nueces counties, TX, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said Thursday.
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A group of U.S. Senate Democrats have introduced a bill that would accelerate the phase-out of older rail cars that transport crude oil by incentivizing the process with a tax credit for companies that make upgrades.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), along with its Canadian counterpart, on Friday issued a final rule on the shipment of flammable liquids by rail, including crude oil and other petroleum products.
With another major derailment of crude oil bearing railroad cars last month in Illinois (see Shale Daily,March 6), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday issued an emergency order requiring crude and other flammable liquids hauling trains to slow down when passing through urban areas, along with other safety measures.
Bakken crude oil rail shipments traverse 32 of North Dakota’s 53 counties on a weekly basis, and some counties have up to 45 crude-bearing trains pass through their boundaries weekly, according to a white paper released Thursday by an analyst at Genscape, the commodity and energy markets data gathering firm.
FERC staff Friday issued the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Phase II Modification Project and the Liquefaction Project proposed by Freeport LNG. Construction would entail “significant and unavoidable impacts;” however, mitigation measures would reduce other impacts “to less-than-significant levels.”
Major Japanese liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers Osaka Gas Co. Ltd. and Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc. have agreed to put up $1.2 billion of equity funding for Freeport LNG Expansion LP’s liquefaction and loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, TX. Both companies previously signed tolling agreements with Freeport.
General Electric unit GE Oil & Gas Wednesday said it has been awarded contracts to supply natural gas compression trains for Dominion Cove Point’s liquefaction project in Lusby, MD, which would give the existing import terminal export capability.
Cheniere Energy Partners LP has completed all milestones and has instructed Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals Inc. to move forward with constructing the first two liquefaction trains for the Sabine Pass natural gas liquefaction project in Louisiana, the Houston-based company said.