Eyeing Contract, GE Urges Approval Of Gas Export Plant

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- General Electric Co. urged federal regulators Wednesday to approve Cheniere Energy Inc.'s $10 billion plan to build the first U.S. liquefied natural gas export facility in Louisiana, a project that will likely tap GE as a contractor.

Dan Heintzelman, CEO of GE's oil and gas unit, told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that the company expects to supply turbines to the Sabine Pass terminal from its factories in Massachusetts, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia.

In addition to supporting thousands of GE manufacturing jobs, Heintzelman said the project...
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