Next Wave of U.S. LNG Export Projects Will Be ‘Tougher’ -Blackstone

By Collin Eaton HOUSTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The next wave of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects will be “tougher” to bring online, as companies with existing facilities take advantage of lower costs to expand capacity in coming years, the chief executive of Blackstone Energy Partners said on Wednesday. Blackstone CEO David Foley said at the Gastech Energy … [Read more...]

Cheniere Announces the Substantial Completion of Train 2 at its Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project

Cheniere Energy has announced the substantial completion of the Train 2 at the Corpus Christ LNG liquefaction project. Substantial completion means that the project has been completed enough so that Cheniere can take over care, custody, and control of Train 2 and begin using it to export LNG. Cheniere’s EPC partner in the project, Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, is … [Read more...]

Bipartisan Bill Would Require Percentage of U.S. LNG and Oil Exports Be Transported on American Ships

Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA.) and Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS.) have introduced a bipartisan bill that seeks to boost the nation's shipbuilding and maritime industries by requiring an increasing percentage of LNG and crude oil exports be transported on American built, flagged and crewed vessels. The bill, named “Energizing American Shipbuilding Act” (H.R.3829<), would … [Read more...]