Category: LNG

Natural gas industry lobbyists ask feds to put LNG projects on fast track

America’s Natural Gas Alliance on Tuesday called on the federal government to revamp its lengthy and expensive permitting process for projects aimed at exporting supercooled gas to foreign markets, arguing that such exports are in the country’s national interest.  More »

Yemen liquid natural gas firm shuts down as conflict worsens

The company, whose main shareholder is French oil giant Total SA, declared a force majeure Tuesday. That means that it is unable to meet its contracted demand.  More »

Cheniere cleared to expand Sabine Pass LNG

Federal regulators approved plans to expand Sabine Pass LNG amid growing skepticism about the viability of such projects.  More »

Brownsville eyed for LNG export plant

NextDecade, a privately owned company based in the Woodlands, has asked federal regulators for permission to build a liquefied natural gas export plant in Brownsville.  More »

Sempra moves forward with Port Arthur LNG plans

Sempra Energy is pressing forward with plans to build a liquefied natural gas export plant in Port Arthur.  More »

Cheniere settles investor suits over nearly $2 billion in pay

Cheniere CEO Charif Souki’s take home in 2011 climbed to $142 million, the highest amount for any U.S. public-company chief executive  More »

Cheap Brent adds risk to planned LNG investments

As oil prices have fallen, so has the margin export projects hope to capture by selling cheaper U.S. gas onto the global markets.  More »

Goldman sees LNG as biggest commodity after crude this year

The U.S. will supply more LNG in the next several years, giving Asia, the biggest consuming region, more bargaining power, the analysts said.  More »

Houston-based LNG start-up announces Louisiana plans

HOUSTON — A start-up focused on developing small-scale liquefied natural gas export facilities says it’s taking a step forward in its plans to develop a Louisiana plant. Live Oak LNG said it will develop the LNG export facility with a capacity of 5 million tonnes per annum. Live Oak is a subsidiary of Parallax Energy, […]  More »

LNG exports gain momentum on Capitol Hill

The moves come right as low oil prices weaken the economic case for U.S. liquefied natural gas.  More »

House votes to speed up LNG exports

The House-passed bill would give the Energy Department a 30-day deadline to decide whether to grant licenses to broadly export liquefied natural gas, even as the Senate rejected a more aggressive proposal.  More »

Idea for gas terminal off East Coast rankles fracking foes

Liberty Natural Gas wants to build a deep-water port in federal waters 19 miles off Jones Beach, New York, and 29 miles off Long Branch, New Jersey. Its stated purpose is to bring additional natural gas into the New York area during times of peak demand, thereby lowering home-heating prices.  More »

Excelerate Energy puts Lavaca Bay LNG on hold

The company is now focused on developing floating LNG facilities outside of the U.S., an Excelerate spokeswoman said.  More »

Cheniere LNG project marks milestone as Feds give OK

The facility, which would be able to process as much as 15 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas annually, is the first proposed greenfield export project — one that wouldn’t be built on the footprint of existing LNG infrastructure — to make it this far.  More »

Cheniere CEO Charif Souki to take $1 salary

Souki’s $142 million in compensation for his role in 2013 – mostly on paper, in stock grants – drew raised eyebrows from investors this year.  More »
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