DOE Greenlights 3rd LNG Foreign Export License

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT) -- Louisiana-based Lake Charles Exports LLC on Wednesday became the third U.S. liquefied natural gas producer to receive U.S. Department of Energy approval to export domestically produced natural gas to countries outside the nation's free trade agreements.

Once the company — a joint venture between Southern Union Co. and BG Group PLC — receives final approval, it will be allowed to export up to 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day from its proposed Lake Charles, La., terminal for the next 20 years, the DOE...
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