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The shipment was originally secluded to depart in late January.
Some of the most notable changes were at Houston-based companies.
The analysis, posted on the Energy Department’s website Monday, comes as U.S. regulators consider an unprecedented number of proposals to export natural gas from booming shale fields.
European gas production is down and countries there want to get more of the heating and power plant fuel from places other than Russia – a major supplier, but one that’s brought plenty of headaches.
Souki’s departure comes after a long-running clash with activist investor Carl Icahn.
Nearly 79,000 Houston-area workers were surveyed to determine the winners of the sixth annual Top Workplaces event.
Last week, Sabine Pass LNG began bringing in small amounts of natural gas and burning some off, a process called flaring, providing early signs that the first phase of the project is nearing the finish line, according to energy research firm Genscape, which has been monitoring plant activity using a network of infrared monitors.
U.S. natural gas exports mark the strength of a recent production boom. The nation has transitioned from constructing gas import terminals prior to 2008, to become the largest producer of petroleum and natural gas in the world last year, thanks to advances in extracting the fuel from shale deposits.
A handful of U.S. LNG export projects will cross the finish line, but construction seems increasingly unlikely for the remaining proposals, according to a new study that adds to the chorus of voices raising doubts about the flurry of developments announced in the wake of the U.S. shale boom.
The shale revolution spurred a flurry of proposals to build new U.S. export terminals to ship LNG overseas, but investors should take a long hard look at the projects they intend to fund amid a push to limit global warming within 2 degrees Celsius in the next century.