- Cheniere Affiliates Receive DOE Final Order for Non-FTA Exports; Cheniere Announces FID and Notice to Proceed
- May 15, 2015
- Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Final Order and Opinion granting Cheniere Energy affiliates Corpus Christi Liquefaction and Cheniere Energy Marketing authority to export, over 20 years, up to 767 Bcf/yr of LNG from the proposed Corpus Christi Liquefaction and LNG export project near Corpus Christi, Texas, to nations without a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States.
Cheniere Energy announced that it has made a positive Final Investment Decision (FID) for the project and has issued a notice to proceed to Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc. for construction of the project’s first two natural gas liquefaction trains.