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Sempra gets OK to boost exports from proposed expansion

CAMERON, La. (AP) — A San Diego energy company says it has federal permission to boost planned exports by 39 percent from a proposed expansion of the plant it’s building in southwest Louisiana. Sempra Energy said Monday that the U.S. Department of Energy approved exporting an additional 1.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas a day to countries outside U.S. ...

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US Sen. Markey faults feds on natural gas export decision

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey says a decision by the federal Department of Energy to allow the export of nearly a billion cubic feet a day of natural gas out of New England is misguided. The Massachusetts Democrat says the decision announced Friday will allow gas to be exported to Canada through the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline where ...

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Gas-to-liquids (GTL) technologies: A remedy for low natural gas prices in the marcellus shale

The energy industry continues to be astounded by the superabundance of the Marcellus shale, a band of natural gas-rich Devonian shale that stretches across the eastern Appalachian basin. The Marcellus, which produced little gas 10 years ago, currently accounts for about 20% of the nation’s output. The result has been cheap energy prices, spectacular job growth and renewed prosperity for ...

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Eagle Ford could feed Japan’s newfound hunger for natural gas

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Eagle Ford producers could find new friends from the Far East as Japan searches for new sources of natural gas to fuel power plants. In Houston, a delegation from the Consulate General of Japan toured the Freeport LNG construction site south of the city. In addition, the enthusiastic tourists also made note to visit a Tidal Petroleum’s oil and natural ...

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Construction to begin on sixth LNG export facility in Corpus Christi

Cheniere Energy, Inc. has announced that the ink on final investments is drying and the awaited liquefaction export project near Corpus Christi, Texas is on the road to completion. On Wednesday, the company’s Board of Directors made the call to Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc. to commence construction of the first two natural gas liquefaction trains. The CCL Project ...

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House passes bill aimed at expediting natural gas exports

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WASHINGTON — Continuing its charge on energy, the Republican-controlled House on Wednesday passed a bill aimed at expediting approvals of natural gas exports. In a 277-133 vote, the House approved a bill giving the Energy Department a 30-day deadline to authorize natural gas exports from facilities after they are reviewed and approved. It’s the third energy-related bill passed by the ...

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GOP Congress to confront Obama early on energy, health care

The new Republican-led Congress convenes Tuesday with GOP leaders eager to get President Barack Obama’s signature on some bills and to confront him with others. Top items on their agenda include: —Energy: The Senate’s first bill would approve construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, designed to pump oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Republicans and some Democrats ...

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Pemex wants to build a natural gas export terminal

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Petroleos Mexicanos, also known as Pemex and Mexico’s state-owned energy company, said it wants to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal off the Pacific coast of Oaxaca and is looking for private funds to help with the expenses. Mexico is already a huge crude oil exporter, and is in the process of expanding its energy sector due to new ...

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Giuliani pushes shale gas as a solution

Stephanie Ritenbaugh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Friday urged President Barack Obama to fast-track applications to export natural gas as a means to promote energy production domestically and influence foreign policy. If exports of liquefied natural gas had been approved five years ago, it would give the U.S. another tool to deal with Russia ...

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