New England depends on LNG and oil to fuel some power plants on the coldest days when most of the region's pipeline gas is used to heat homes and businesses.
In September 2017, FERC authorized Delfin to put its project into service by September 2019. Since then, FERC has granted several one-year extensions to complete the project.
The 27-year to supply China’s Sinopec with LNG is the LNG sector’s largest single sales and purchase agreement on record, according to QatarEnergy chief Saad al-Kaabi.
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure law, passed last year, provides $10.5 billion to harden power systems against growing threats like extreme weather and climate change, the DOE said, and a further $2.5 billion to help build new transmission lines.
Equitrans said Rager Mountain can store 9 Bcf of gas. The leaking well, called the George L. Reade 1 storage well, was one of 10 operating storage wells at the facility.
The Commonwealth LNG project, expected to export 8.4 million tonnes a year of LNG from Cameron, Louisiana, was the first to be approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in more than two years.
Attacks on tankers in Gulf waters in recent years have come at times of heightened regional tensions.
Swedish and Danish authorities are investigating four holes in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines that link Russia and Germany via the Baltic Sea and have become a flashpoint in the Ukraine crisis as gas supplies in Europe run short.
Shell Pipeline Co.'s Zydeco pipeline system alleviates transportation bottlenecks of crude arriving from the Eagle Ford, Permian and Bakken regions to Houston.