A Crucial Moment Arrives for U.S. LNG Exports

By Christopher M. Matthews Updated Dec. 3, 2018 2:47 p.m. ET – With global demand for liquefied natural gas accelerating, 2019 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for LNG exporters in the U.S. A number of them will soon decide whether to move ahead with multibillion-dollar projects to ship the bounty of American shale to foreign markets.

Venture Global’s Calcasieu LNG export plant passes environment test

Oct 22 (Reuters) – Venture Global LNG Inc’s Calcasieu Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana took a big step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Monday after staff at the U.S. energy regulator issued a final environmental report.

FT US prepares for next wave of LNG exports Chinese demand is soaring — so much so that Beijing spared the product from tariff rises © FT montage

When China last week set out a list of US exports threatened with retaliatory tariffs, almost all fossil fuels were covered, including oil, coal and liquefied petroleum gases such as propane. There was, however, one conspicuous exemption: liquefied natural gas.

LNG’s Dormant Mega-Projects Roused by Surging Demand From Asia

After a lull, investors are turning their sights toward a stronger market for liquefied natural gas.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Total SA and other energy producers are looking again at plant construction projects deemed too risky just a year ago. About $150 billion worth of LNG ventures now have a better-than-even chance of going ahead in the next 18 months, according to Energy Aspects Ltd. Last year, only one gained approval.

Second-Wave U.S. LNG Exporter Flexes Muscle With Third Contract

Venture Global LNG Inc. took another step toward becoming the first among the second wave of companies vying to ship liquefied natural gas from U.S. shores.

Shell Doubles LNG Purchase Agreement with Venture Global

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to double its liquefied natural gas purchase agreement with Venture Global, taking the US LNG group one step closer to a final investment decision for its project in Louisiana.

Shell To Take Twice As Much LNG From Planned Calcasieu LNG: developers

Shell has agreed to double its offtake from the planned 10 million mt/year Calcasieu Pass LNGfacility in Louisiana, project developer Venture Global LNG said in a statement Tuesday.

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