The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order today granting authority to Sabine Pass LNG to install all equipment, process and utility systems, and process vessels for Stage 2 (Trains 3 and 4), including the Heavies Removal Unit, at its LNG export terminal located in Cameron Parish, Lousiana
In a letter to Cheniere Energy, which is developing a project to add liquefaction facilities to the former receiving terminal, the FERC said the following:
"In accordance with Environmental Condition 1 of the Commission’s April 16, 2012 and August 2, 2013 Orders in the above-referenced dockets, I approve your February 10, 2014 request for Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC, and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P.’s (collectively referred to as Sabine Pass) to install all equipment, process and utility systems, and process vessels for Stage 2 (Trains 3 and 4), including the Heavies Removal Unit.
"This approval is based on our review of the final design information filed on February 10, April 10, and April 22, 2014, and specifically applies to Stage 2 ISBL and OSBL. This approval does not include items related to the Condensate Storage System.
"Based on our review of the information filed above, we have also determined that Sabine Pass has satisfied Environmental Conditions 25 (Questions 7 and 9 of the March 30, 2011 Engineering Information Request [EIR]), 30, 33, 35, and 36 of the April 16, 2012 Order. In addition, we have also determined that Sabine Pass has satisfied Environmental Conditions 20, 22, 30, 31, and 32 of the Commission’s August 2, 2013 Order. Environmental Condition 13 of the August 2, 2013 Order has also been satisfied with respect to Question 4 of the December 14, 2012 EIR."
Edited from various sources by Ted Monroe
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