LNG

Trio tipped to lead second wave of US LNG projects

Only three facilities among the ‘second wave’ of proposed US LNG export projects are likely to gain final approval from FERC by this time next year Only three facilities among the ‘second wave’ of proposed US LNG export projects are likely to gain final approval from FERC by this time next year.
By Colin Shek 30 July 2018 0 31932
A tanker docked at the Sabine Pass LNG plant in the US The Sabine Pass LNG plant. (Cheniere)

With the global LNG market now predicted to be short in as little as four years, attention is shifting to which of the ‘second wave’ of planned export projects in the United States will win approval and start construction before 2020 – with only three looking likely.

The US is poised for a massive boom in its LNG export capacity over the next several years. The world’s biggest gas producer has two major LNG plants in operation, with four more set to enter...