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LNG storage tanks are seen at Cheniere's Sabine Pass LNG facility.  (J. Patric Schneider)

Cheniere delays first Sabine Pass LNG export

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The shipment was originally secluded to depart in late January.
Richard D. Kinder Chairman of the Board and CEO of Kinder Morgan, Inc. during the luncheon keynote IHS Energy CERAWeek Wednesday April 22, 2015 at the Hilton Americas-Houston. (Billy Smith II / Houston Chronicle)

In 2015, more than a dozen new faces stepped into energy CEO roles

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Some of the most notable changes were at Houston-based companies.
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Report: Shale gas surge will export benefits abroad, leaving marginal U.S. gains

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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.
Pipes are wrapped in thick insulation at the first production facility, called a liquefaction train, at Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

American LNG exporters turn to Europe as Asian demand sputters

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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.
Charif Souki, former CEO of Cheniere Energy speaks during an interview. (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle)

Cheniere replaces CEO Charif Souki

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Souki’s departure comes after a long-running clash with activist investor Carl Icahn.
From left, Betsy Cavillo, Jemillie Martinez and Trina Painter pose for a photo in the photo booth at the Houston Chronicle's annual Top Workplaces event Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, in Houston.  ( Jon Shapley / Houston Chronicle )

Energy companies among Houston’s Top Workplaces

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Nearly 79,000 Houston-area workers were surveyed to determine the winners of the sixth annual Top Workplaces event.
LNG storage tanks are seen at Cheniere's Sabine Pass LNG facility.  (J. Patric Schneider)

Cheniere Energy prepares Sabine Pass plant for LNG production

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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.
LNG storage tanks are seen at Cheniere's Sabine Pass LNG facility.  (J. Patric Schneider)

Cheniere signs another deal to ship LNG to France

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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.
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Liquefied natural gas export terminals at   Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass facility.   (Cheniere Energy photo)

Most U.S. LNG projects won’t cross the finish line, new study says

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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.
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker operated by Energy Advance Co., a unit of Tokyo Gas Co., is moored at the company's Sodegaura plant in Sodegaura City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Thursday, March 22, 2012. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

$71 billion in U.S. LNG projects not needed in low-carbon world, group says

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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.
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