State agency says construction of NESE would violate water quality standards.
Rules apply to operation, not construction of gas pipeline.
A federal judge’s decision makes it unlikely that the natural gas line will be completed in 2020.
Company says it will stick to its timing for a decision on the export plant.
Army Corps of Engineers denied request to narrow ruling.
The pipeline will enter service in early 2022, its CEO says, if it gets tree-cutting permits.
Russian investment group A-Property has hired energy services company TechnipFMC on May 5 to design a $10 billion LNG operation in the north of the country that it hopes to complete by 2025 and sell LNG to Asia.
Storage in the two terminals now totals about 12 MMbbl.
Department of Justice, Army Corps of Engineers file a motion to limit the scope of the ruling.