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LNG Export Study Redux: ‘More the Better,’ Even More So

An update of a study supporting the case for exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has found that the “more the better” argument is even more true when fresh, more optimistic data on U.S. gas production are considered, and that the manufacturing and chemicals sectors have nothing to fear from LNG exports.

March 11, 2014

Chevron Prefers Its Natural Gas Liquefied, Linked to Oil Prices

Chevron Corp. is sitting in the sweet spot to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asia-Pacific markets from two world-class Australian export facilities, but there’s no hurry to move an inventory of dry natural gas prospects in the U.S. onshore until conditions are right, executives said Tuesday.

March 11, 2014

Jordan Cove LNG Project Expects Federal Action Soon

The project manager of the Jordan Cove LNG project in Oregon indicated Friday that he expects to break through the federal permitting bottleneck by early May.

March 10, 2014
Ambassadors Urge U.S. to Expedite LNG Exports to Europe

Ambassadors Urge U.S. to Expedite LNG Exports to Europe

In the wake of the political crisis in Ukraine, the ambassadors of four central European countries to the United States are urging Congress to expedite liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to its allies on the continent, in hopes of reducing their dependence on Russia for natural gas.

March 10, 2014

Indian Oil Corp. Plans 10% Stake in Pacific NorthWest LNG Project

An Asian-owned proposal reached out to India for a new junior partner in its spot in the 10-project lineup to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia (BC).

March 7, 2014

Magnolia LNG Granted Second FTA Export OK

Magnolia LNG LLC has been granted a second authorization to export liquefied domestic natural gas to free trade agreement (FTA) countries from its planned terminal near Lake Charles, LA, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said in a Wednesday order.

March 7, 2014

U.S. Leaders Call for Expedited LNG Exports; Moniz Indicates Revamp Possible

The Obama administration may consider revamping an economic case-by-case analysis of projects to export U.S. natural gas to determine if a specific destination might benefit overseas allies, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz suggested Wednesday.

March 6, 2014

Sempra Execs: Cameron LNG Exports on Track for 2018

Sempra Energy executives expect their proposed $10 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Cameron Parish, LA, to be fully operational by the end of 2018.

March 5, 2014

DOE OKs FTA Exports From Alaska’s Kenai Terminal

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corp. (CPANGC) authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its facility on the Kenai Peninsula to countries that are parties to free trade agreements (FTA) with the United States.

March 3, 2014
Japanese Customers Taking Equity Stake in Freeport LNG

Japanese Customers Taking Equity Stake in Freeport LNG

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.

February 28, 2014