Financing LNG Liquefaction Projects

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 12:44 PM EST) -- From 2000 through 2008, project sponsors invested significant capital to construct or reactivate receiving terminal capacity to support the importation of liquefied natural gas into the United States. These investments were driven by the belief that the U.S. was running out of domestic natural gas reserves and would need to import LNG to satisfy the country’s natural gas demand.

However, the significant growth of commercially viable, unconventional natural gas resources has flipped this paradigm 180 degrees. Unthinkable just five years ago, domestic natural gas reserves are...
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