Kinder Morgan Unit Joins List Of LNG Export Hopefuls

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 2:20 PM EDT) -- A Kinder Morgan Inc. unit is seeking the U.S. Department of Energy’s permission to export as much as 4 million tons of liquefied natural gas annually to non-free trade agreement countries, according to a Wednesday DOE notice.

Southern LNG Co. LLC joins a growing list of about a dozen companies awaiting authorization to ship LNG to global markets, where the resource sells at several times the domestic rate.

The DOE said in a Federal Register notice that it would assess how granting Southern’s request would affect...
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