Freeport LNG Ships First LNG Commission Cargo

Freeport LNG has announced that it has shipped the first LNG commissioning cargo for Train 1 from its liquefaction facility located on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas. According to the Houston-based company, approximately 150,000 cubic meters of LNG were loaded aboard the LNG carrier LNG Jurojin, which departed from the Freeport LNG terminal on on Tuesday. "This first … [Read more...]

Freeport LNG Signs 20-Year, 2.2 MTPA LNG Supply Deal with Japan’s Sumitomo

U.S.-based liquefied natural gas terminal operator Freeport LNG said it had signed a binding agreement with a U.S. unit of Sumitomo Corp to supply the Japanese company with 2.2 million tonnes of LNG per year for 20 years under a tolling structure (LTA). Freeport LNG owns and operates an LNG terminal on Quintana Island, near Freeport, Texas. The terminal started LNG import … [Read more...]

GLDD Lands Major Dredging Contracts

Boskalis, Van Oord and Jan de Nul aren't the only the only ones who will be sucking vast quantities of mud from the Suez Canal over the next few years. A consortium between Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (25%) and Dredging International (75%) announced this week it too has been contracted by the Suez Canal Authority to participate in the large-scale dredging project.  The … [Read more...]

Freeport LNG Export Terminal Proposal Closer To Approval After Impact Study

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - Freeport LNG Development LP's proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal will not cause significant environmental harm, a draft federal review concluded on Friday, paving the way for possible approval for the project this year. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's preliminary environmental analysis found that the … [Read more...]

U.S. Freeport, Cameron LNG Export Rulings Seen in Coming Months

Jacob Adelman Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. could issue its next ruling on exports of domestically produced liquefied natural gas in one to two months, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said. The estimate is based on the time it has taken officials to evaluate past applications for exports to countries, like Japan, with which the U.S. has no free trade agreement, Moniz said … [Read more...]