Tag Archives: LNG (liquefied natural gas)

Feds Deny Permit for Liquefied Gas Port, Pipeline

March 2016, Vol. 243, No. 3

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – Federal regulators denied permits Friday for a liquefied natural gas terminal in the southern Oregon coastal town of Coos Bay. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the 25-page ruling, saying the Jordan Cove Energy Project would hurt landowners, The World reported. The ruling also said there’s little evidence to support the need for a pipeline and not enough evidence of a public benefit. The 230-mile pipeline route from the farming town of Malin east of the Cascades just north of the California border to Coos Bay has been opposed by […]

Growth in Domestic Natural Gas Production Leads to Development of LNG Export Terminals

March 2016, Vol. 243, No. 3

The first export shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced in the Lower 48 states on February 24 is a milestone reflecting a decade of natural gas production growth that has put the United States in a new position in worldwide energy trade. With the rapid growth of supply from shale gas resources over the past decade, U.S. natural gas production has grown each year since 2006. The resulting decline in domestic natural gas prices has led to rising natural gas exports, both via pipeline to Mexico and, since last week, to overseas markets via […]