LNG

FERC’s long queue of projects waiting for approval

The US agency finally has enough members to restart its approval process, but faces a $50 billion backlog.

By Therese Robinson 16 August 2017
Policy & Regulation

US power utilities lobby for lower NAFTA tariffs

A coalition of United States power utilities has urged trade negotiators to keep tariffs low when renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada.

21 August 2017
Alternative Fuels

US nuclear projects in jeopardy despite official support

President Donald Trump’s administration has made nuclear a key part of the United States’ energy strategy, but two major projects are in serious trouble.

21 August 2017
Exploration & Production

US manufacturer group warns against LNG exports

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America has warned the US will consume 60-70% of its gas reserves by 2050 if all permitted LNG export facilities are built.

18 August 2017
Global Markets

Appalachian hub prices narrow gap with Henry Hub

The price difference between the Henry Hub and daily spot gas prices at hubs in the United States Appalachian region has narrowed.

18 August 2017
Exploration & Production

Gulf of Mexico lease sale generates $121 mln in high bids

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 249 generated $121.14 million in high bids for 90 blocks covering more than 202,000 hectares.

17 August 2017
LNG

Commonwealth LNG starts pre-filing process for 9 mtpa plant

Houston-based Commonwealth LNG has started the pre-filing process for a 9 mtpa LNG export project in Louisiana.

17 August 2017
LNG

Appeals court dismisses Sierra Club’s challenge to Texas LNG projects

A US appeal court has rejected the Sierra Club’s objection to two LNG export projects in Texas.

16 August 2017
Policy & Regulation

API backs Trump’s order on regulation

The American Petroleum Institute has declared support for President Donald Trump’s executive order to streamline energy infrastructure.

16 August 2017
Policy & Regulation

Sierra Club sues US DOE to release consultation info

The Sierra Club has sued the US Department of Energy to reveal the groups it consulted for a study on the US electricity grid.

15 August 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Canadian regulator approves Spectra’s Wyndwood pipeline extension

Canada's NEB has approved the construction and operation of Spectra Energy’s 27 km extension to the Wyndwood gas pipeline.

15 August 2017
LNG

Fourchon LNG project seeks FERC approval

The $888 million Fourchon LNG export facility in Louisiana is seeking approval from the US FERC.

15 August 2017
Policy & Regulation

EPA sued for information on impartiality measures

The US EPA is being sued to reveal the steps it has taken to ensure it has been impartial since Scott Pruitt became its head in February.

14 August 2017
Companies & Finance

CB&I shares drop to eight-year low

The value of shares in Chicago Bridge & Iron fell to an eight-year low after it reported a huge drop in profits this week.

11 August 2017
LNG

Cove Point LNG in ‘final stages’

Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG plant “is in its final stages of construction”, the company has confirmed

11 August 2017
LNG

Driftwood LNG making progress as it waits on FERC approval

Tellurian’s plans for the 26 mtpa Driftwood LNG export project in Louisiana are continuing to move forward.

11 August 2017
Supply & Demand

US to be net gas exporter ‘beyond 2018’ – EIA

The United States is set to continue being a net exporter of gas for the rest of 2017 and beyond 2018, the EIA has said.

10 August 2017
LNG

Cameron LNG falls behind schedule again

The Cameron LNG project in Louisiana is behind schedule for the second time this year, developer Sempra Energy has announced.

8 August 2017
Policy & Regulation

FERC reaches five-member quorum but faces six-month backlog

The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission now has a five-member quorum following a six-month shutdown and is facing a backlog of applications.

8 August 2017
LNG

LNG Canada targets 2018 for FID

Shell’s joint venture LNG Canada, planned for the coast of British Columbia, will target 2018 for an FID.

4 August 2017
Policy & Regulation

Senate confirms Trump’s nominees for FERC

The United States Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominees for two of the seats on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

4 August 2017

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