FERC Begins Vetting Excelerate's LNG Export Facility Plan

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 5:48 PM EST) -- The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday gave notice that it was beginning its environmental review of Excelerate Energy LP's proposed floating liquefied natural gas export plant in the Gulf of Mexico near Texas, the first export facility of its kind off the Gulf Coast.

Excelerate's proposed development, known as the Lavaca Bay LNG project, includes two floating liquefaction, storage and offloading units, or FLSOs, and a 29-mile pipeline header system to connect the plant to the larger Texas natural gas grid, according to FERC's release....
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