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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 »

Lake Charles LNG gets early environmental approval

The finding is a sign that the Lake Charles project may clear the environmental hurdle when FERC commissioners make a final decision on the project in November.  More »

ConocoPhillips stresses shale through 2017

Flexible spending and disciplined growth will help ConocoPhillips meet its 2017 goals, executives said Wednesday.  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 »

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 »

Changing Seasons in Energyland™

As the seemingly permanent blanket of snow in my yard lifted this week to reveal the green, green grass below (albeit briefly), I am reminded that seasons change. But it is not just clocks and landscapes that are undergoing a shift, but also a veritable variety of elements in energyland™. So here are some such […]  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 »

Despite declining oil prices, $45 billion Alaska LNG export project moves forward

The project aims to extract North Slope natural gas and move it through an 800-mile pipeline for loading onto tankers bound for Asia.  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 »
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