US DOE moves forward with fast-tracking LNG exports

By Staff reporter 11 September 2017

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is moving forward on plans announced earlier this month to expedite the licensing process for small-scale LNG export projects.

Under the proposal, the DOE would grant all necessary export licences to small-scale projects immediately after their applications if they intend to export less than 1 mtpa, and if they do not require a review under the National Environmental Policy Act. The proposal covers inland projects only.

The DOE said in its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on 1 September that...

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