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FERC rejects project applications

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World Pipelines,

On 21 May 2013, in Docket No. CP13-483-000, Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. (Jordan Cove) filed an application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Parts 153 and 380 of the Commission’s regulations to site, construct, and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal and associated facilities (Jordan Cove LNG Terminal or LNG Terminal) on the North Spit of Coos Bay in Coos County, Oregon (USA).

On 6 June 2013, in Docket No. CP13-492-000, Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, LP (Pacific Connector) filed an application under NGA section 7(c) and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate an approximately 232 mile long, 36 in dia. interstate natural gas pipeline originating near Malin, in Klamath County, Oregon, and terminating at the Jordan Cove LNG Terminal (Pacific Connector Pipeline).

The Pacific Connector Pipeline will transport natural gas to the Jordan Cove LNG Terminal for processing, liquefaction, and export. Pacific Connector also requests a blanket certificate under subpart F of Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations to perform certain routine construction, operation, and abandonment activities, as well as a blanket certificate under subpart G of Part 284 of the Commission’s regulations to provide open-access transportation services.

The Commission has denied the Pacific Connector’s and Jordan Cove’s proposals. The full report can be read here.

Edited from source by Stephanie Roker

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