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Cheniere Energy: Catalyst In Asia Demand

Cheniere Energy: Catalyst In Asia Demand

Cheniere Energy (LNG) will continue reporting strong growth numbers in the future as it brings more projects online amid a healthy macro environment. The company has recently reported great quarterly results, even though, on paper, it may seem like it missed analysts’ consensus estimate. More importantly, the results have confirmed that the company’s growth story […]

By November 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Rundown: Costs revealed of Edwards’ Puerto Rico trip; Congress considers tax plans; Election nears; and more in Louisiana politics

The Rundown: Costs revealed of Edwards’ Puerto Rico trip; Congress considers tax plans; Election nears; and more in Louisiana politics

Today in The Rundown: Updates on how much money the state spent for Gov. Edwards to travel to Puerto Rico; The latest in Congress’ tax proposals; A curious hang-up in the appointment of a well-known lawyer to an important judicial bench; A Louisiana Legislature candidate blows up on radio caller; and everything else you need to […]

By November 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Will Louisiana remain a major energy player when oil is no longer king?

Will Louisiana remain a major energy player when oil is no longer king?

Looking to the faraway, distant economic landscape of 2035 and beyond, industry leaders are beginning to accept the likelihood of flattening or declining oil demand in the extreme long term. Already, though, they are employing various strategies to prepare. Even as current cost factors buoy oil demand, the largest oil producers are fixated on a […]

By November 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Steady growth continues in Haynesville and Eagle Ford Shale plays

Steady growth continues in Haynesville and Eagle Ford Shale plays

E&P Magazine recently published an article with contributed content from Hart Energy Mapping & Data Services detailing steady growth in Haynesville and the Eagle Ford. Information from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that in addition to the Permian Basin in full swing, Haynesville and the Eagle Ford have seen an increase in rig count […]

By November 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bechtel to design and build Driftwood LNG near Lake Charles for $15.2 billion

Bechtel to design and build Driftwood LNG near Lake Charles for $15.2 billion

Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals Inc has agreed to design and build Tellurian Inc.’s Driftwood LNG, a proposed liquefied natural gas facility near Lake Charles, for $15.2 billion. Driftwood includes 20 liquefaction units, each expected to produce up to 1.38 million tons of LNG per year; three LNG storage tanks with 8.3 million cubic feet […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Association: Flood authority’s case could harm oil companies despite Supreme Court denial to hear appeal

Association: Flood authority’s case could harm oil companies despite Supreme Court denial to hear appeal

About a month after upholding the district court ruling, the appeals court denied a SLFPA-E request for rehearing, and petitioners in the case filed for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court denied the request Oct. 30, which likely ended the litigation. “It’s three strikes, and you’re out,” Don Briggs, […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
LAGCOE a success, industry optimistic about future

LAGCOE a success, industry optimistic about future

It is with great hope that I write this column, encouraged by the latest events in the oil and gas industry. The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE) was a success.  We heard from a number of speakers who spoke to the future of the oil and gas industry — and it was a positive tone. The […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
FERC quorum raises likelihood of pipeline approvals tied to LNG facilities

FERC quorum raises likelihood of pipeline approvals tied to LNG facilities

After waiting several months for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to gain a quorum, a handful of Louisiana pipeline projects, including three related to proposed natural gas export facilities, are expected to easily win approval. FERC regained enough members for a voting quorum in mid-August. But the commission has a backlog of hundreds of applications. […]

By November 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Gov. John Bel Edwards orders disclosure of tax break applications

Gov. John Bel Edwards orders disclosure of tax break applications

In a word, Gov. John Bel Edwards told a gathering of advocates Thursday that he would order his state economic development agency to require companies seeking tax exemptions to do so in writing and to post those requests online within three days. After a rambling question during a Together Louisiana meeting about whether the governor […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bayou Bridge Pipeline opponents file to intervene TigerSwan security license

Bayou Bridge Pipeline opponents file to intervene TigerSwan security license

A broad base of Louisiana advocacy groups opposed to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, represented by the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights, filed a petition to intervene in the December 14th hearing before the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners regarding the private security firm TigerSwan LLC. The groups — including Louisiana Bucket Brigade, […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →