Approval of Cameron Parish LNG terminal could signal FERC shift

(Courtesy Commonwealth LNG)

Commonwealth LNG’s export terminal, proposed in Cameron Parish, has become the first project to be authorized in more than two years after receiving unanimous FERC approval last week, reports Natural Gas Intelligence.

Houston-based Commonwealth has not yet sanctioned the 8.4 million metric ton/year facility. It would be sited in Cameron Parish along the Calcasieu Ship Channel, potentially adding to the region’s already prolific output of liquefied natural gas.

Industry advocates took the project’s approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as a possible shift by regulators. Read the entire story.