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FERC Begins Pre-Filing Environmental Review of Louisiana LNG Energy Terminal

Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office

July 24, 2014

Previously published on July 21, 2014

FERC has approved Louisiana LNG Energy, LLC’s (LLE) application to initiate the pre-filing environmental review process for LLE’s proposed Mississippi River Liquefied Natural Gas export facility in Plaquemines Parish, La. on the east bank of the Mississippi River.  LLE proposes to construct four liquefaction trains, each with production capacity of 74,380 Mcf per day, for a total annual capacity of 100 Bcf, or 2 million metric tons of LNG per annum.  LLE also proposes to construct LNG truck loading and marine terminal facilities.  LLE projects a second quarter 2018 in-service date for the terminal.  FERC’s approval can be found here, and the complete docket for the proposal can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. PF14-17.


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