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US DOE moves forward with fast-tracking LNG exports

The United States Department of Energy is moving forward on plans to expedite the licensing process for small-scale LNG export projects.
By Staff reporter 11 September 2017 0 27528

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...