G2 granted LNG export authorization

The United States Department of Energy issued an order granting Louisiana-based G2 long-term, multi-contract authorization to export LNG by vessel from the proposed G2 liquefaction terminal.

G2 LNG is authorized to export domestically produced LNG in the amount equivalent to approximately 672 Bcf/yr of natural gas for a 30-year term, stands in the order.

G2 LNG informed in its filing seeking authorization to export LNG that the liquefaction project will be located along the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, and that it will have a 14 million metric tons per annum liquefaction capacity. G2 LNG states that the facilities are anticipated to include two 7 mtpa LNG trains, LNG storage tank with approximately ten days of storage at full capacity, and vessel loading facilities.

G2 LNG anticipates a 24-month construction schedule for the project, beginning in mid-2017 with operation expected to commence in 2019.


LNG World News Staff; DSME

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