Monthly Archives: March 2016

LNG Exports Begin as NGOs Press Climate Change Challenges

The first commercial shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) left Cheniere Energy’s newly constructed export terminal in Sabine Pass, LA at a time when natural gas prices are expected to remain low and NGO’s seek to block future exports through climate change challenges. According to a Law360 article, Cheniere closed on a $5.9 billion financing… Read More »

Industry Groups Seek en banc Review of Clean Water Act Ruling

Nineteen trade associations, including the American Petroleum Institute, National Association of Manufacturers, National Mining Association, American Forest & Paper Association, and National Association of Home Builders, have petitioned the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear the Clean Water Rule en banc, meaning, with a full panel, as opposed to the three-judge panel that issued… Read More »