Sempra Seeks FERC Construction Permit For LNG Export Plant

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 2:44 PM EST) -- Sempra Energy said Monday it has filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to break ground on its Louisiana natural gas liquefaction and export plant, moving one step closer to sending U.S. shale gas abroad by 2017.

The Cameron LNG terminal is officially seeking a construction permit from FERC and said it expects work to start late next year, pending the outcome of an environmental assessment. The plant is on track to be the second to export liquefied natural gas from the U.S., about 18 months...
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