Republican congressman wants DOE out of regulatory process for LNG exports
A Republican congressman from Ohio has introduced legislation to give the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authority to issue LNG export licenses, removing the U.S. Department of Energy from the federal process of approving overseas shipments of the fuel.
Exxon closes deal to buy Mozambique gas reserves for LNG project
Exxon Mobil Corp. closed on a deal to buy a 25% stake in natural gas reserves in Mozambique from Italian energy company Eni SpA, bringing the Texas-based major one step closer to exporting LNG from the gas-rich Area 4 deepwater block.
Sen. Merkley ends support for $10B Jordan Cove LNG project
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., is ending his lukewarm support for the Jordan Cove LNG export project proposed for Oregon as the $10 billion venture tries again for federal authorization.
Florida Gas seeks immediate FERC action on Gulf Coast expansion
Florida Gas Transmission Co. LLC asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve a 275-MMcf/d natural gas expansion project on the Texas Gulf Coast by the end of the year in order to meet shipper requirements.
LNG tanker heads to Dominion's Cove Point as terminal nears completion
The Maran Gas Delphi is expected to land at the Dominion Energy Inc. Cove Point terminal on Dec. 14, according to ship-tracking website MarineTraffic.com.