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  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 1 June 2012

    During a special meeting, Port Commissioners accepted Freeport LNG’s bid for a long-term lease of a 170-acre tract of land on Quintana Island adjacent to Freeport LNG’s existing LNG regasification facility and authorized Port Freeport’s chairman Bill Terry to execute the lease proposed in Freeport LNG’s bid. This lease helps pave the way for Freeport […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG commenced commercial operations for its first liquefaction train on December 8, 2019.

  • 14 September 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    US LNG export terminal developer, Freeport LNG has won an approval from the Department of Energy (DOE) for short-term exports from its facility currently being built in Texas. The US DOE said in a statement it had issued an order on September 6 granting the Freeport LNG project to export up to 2.14 billion cubic feet […]

  • 27 June 2013

    Houston-based Freeport LNG Development is seeking financing to begin construction next year on an $11 billion LNG export facility at Quintana Island in Texas. “Funds will be sought for the first two units that will cost about $7.5 billion”, Bloomberg reported, citing Michael Smith, Freeport’s CEO, as saying. The company will also seek $1 billion to […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Freeport LNG Marketing, a unit of the US LNG terminal operator and developer Freeport LNG, said it had entered into a binding mid-term sales and purchase agreement with trading company Trafigura.  Under the deal, Freeport LNG will supply 0.5 million tonnes from its natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Vessels

    The Freeport liquefied natural gas terminal in Texas is to receive a cargo of the fuel December 19 from Trinidad and Tobago, according to vessel tracking data. The cargo is being hauled by British Sapphire, a 151,945 cubic-meter tanker. Freeport’s Texas facility has a peak send-out capacity of more than 2.0 Bcf per day. [mappress] […]

  • 21 October 2014

    Freeport LNG Development and Port Freeport have announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock to widen the entrance and jetty sections of the […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG ships the first LNG commissioning cargo for Train 1 from its liquefaction facility in Texas.

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 31 July 2014

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Freeport LNG Development to site, construct, and operate facilities to liquefy and export domestic natural gas from its existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located near the city of Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas. The Freeport Liquefaction Project includes the construction and operation of a liquefaction plant with […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Freeport LNG Development, L.P. to site, construct, and operate facilities to liquefy and export domestic natural gas from its existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located near the city of Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas.   The Freeport Liquefaction Project includes the construction and operation of a […]

  • 10 February 2020

    The UK government has launched a consultation on its proposed Freeport policy following Brexit.

  • 17 January 2020

    Freeport LNG said it has started commercial operations at the second liquefaction train, of its three-train facility, on Quintana Island, near Freeport, Texas.

  • 16 February 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Freeport LNG and a joint venture comprised of Zachry Industrial and CB&I entered into a Front-End Engineering and Design Contract for the engineering and design of the Freeport Liquefaction Project near Freeport, Texas. Under the FEED Contract, the Zachry/CB&I Joint Venture will engineer and design three LNG liquefaction trains (each rated at 4.4 million tons […]

  • 30 June 2017

    Freeport LNG’s unit, FLNG Liquefaction 4 filed a formal application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for authorization to build a fourth liquefaction train at its export facility located near Freeport, Texas. Freeport LNG also said that it was commencing the front-end engineering and design (FEED) for Train 4. The proposed Train is being […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) MV Hoegh Target became the first Neo-Panamax vessel to call Port Freeport, Texas, after she was piloted into this US Gulf port on the evening of September 14. A maiden voyage plaque was presented to Captain Shi and his crew recognizing its first call to Port Freeport. “It is indeed a […]

  • 17 March 2014

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Phase II Modification Project and the Liquefaction Project. The Projects are proposed by Freeport LNG and are located in Brazoria County near the city of Freeport, Texas. The proposed Phase II Modification Project includes: modification to the previously […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After eleven years of working with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP), Port Freeport received a positive report from the Chief of Engineers to deepen and widen the Freeport channel. The report will be transmitted to Congress and recommends the project because it will contribute […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Freeport LNG Expansion, Osaka Gas and Chubu Electric Power announced that Osaka Gas and Chubu Electric have entered into an agreement with Freeport LNG to invest approximately $1.2 billion of equity funding for Freeport LNG’s proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. The facility involves the development of […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    The Freeport LNG export project led by billionaire Michael Smith said it has launched commercial operations for the third liquefaction train at its facility in Texas. The third trains’ operations started on Friday with the beginning of liquefaction services to France’s Total and Korea’s SK E&S under their tolling agreements, Freeport LNG said in a […]

  • 22 April 2015

    A final investment decision for the Freeport LNG export facility’s third liquefaction train will be reached next week.