Posts Tagged ‘ LNG ’

LNG: New England’s rare importer pushes gas to stave off region’s power pinch — Thursday, October 2, 2014 —

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By

The operator of one of the country’s only working liquefied natural gas import terminals claims to have an answer to the notorious and complex electricity needs plaguing New England: more LNG. For more on this story, visit: LNG: New England’s rare importer pushes gas to stave off region’s power pinch — Thursday, October 2, 2014

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UIL Purchases $20 Million LNG Facility in Milford

Aug 6th, 2014 | By

UIL Holdings Corporation announced the purchase of a 14.6 million gallon liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage facility and related assets in Milford, Connecticut from subsidiaries of Iberdrola USA, Inc. for approximately $20 million. UIL purchased the assets through its subsidiary on July 31, 2014. The Milford facility is operated by The Southern Connecticut Gas Company,

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The fight over liquefied natural gas

Jun 12th, 2014 | By

The fight over liquefied natural gas for so many years was where and how to bring it into the United States. Now the fight is over where and whether to ship it out. Boston was at the epicenter of the earlier skirmishes. The Everett LNG terminal is the only one that unloads the highly explosive

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Maine Downeast LNG import plant passes FERC environmental test

May 16th, 2014 | By

U.S. energy regulators said on Thursday construction of the proposed Downeast liquefied natural gas project in Maine would pose little harm to the environment. The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission prepared a final environmental impact statement for the Downeast LNG Project, FERC said in a release. For more on this story, visit: Maine

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LNG official says no need to build pipeline

Apr 4th, 2014 | By

Pipeline capacity is really only a problem during the 15 to 40 coldest days of the year, and could be addressed by deliveries of LNG to power plants fueled by natural gas, says Francis J. Katulak, CEO of GDF Suez, which operates the Distrigas terminal in Everett, Mass.

Groups deliver thousands of comments critical of planned natural gas regulations

Dec 5th, 2013 | By

Environmental groups Wednesday delivered thousands of comments critical of New York’s proposed liquefied natural gas regulations and demanded the state withdraw the proposals and start over. The regulations would allow LNG fueling and storage facilities in New York for the first time since 1973, when the state imposed a moratorium after an LNG facility explosion

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Long Islanders Sound Off on LNG Port Proposal

Jul 11th, 2013 | By
An artist’s rendering of Port Ambrose (courtesy of Liberty Natural Gas)

Of the 39 people who had a chance to speak during the two-hour, lone public hearing scheduled for LI, 35 voiced opposition—mostly on environmental and security grounds. The four who spoke in favor included two union leaders and two union members touting the project’s potential for creating jobs.

Concerns raised at Long Island hearing on natural gas terminal proposal off NY-NJ coast

Jul 9th, 2013 | By

A proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal off the coasts of New York and New Jersey received a largely negative response Tuesday at a public hearing in a suburban New York community still struggling to recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy. For more on this story, visit: Concerns raised at Long Island

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Heavy-Duty LNG Trucks Now Refueling Outside of Boston

May 31st, 2013 | By

Transgas is accessing LNG transportation fuel for its trucks at GSGNA’s Everett, Mass., LNG fueling station north of Boston. The company currently has 10 new LNG tractors. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

Remember Broadwater? LNG terminals sit idle off Boston’s North Shore.

Jan 25th, 2013 | By

Check out this Boston Globe story about two LNG terminals built off the North Shore of Massachusetts (at a combined cost of $750 million) several years ago that are now sitting completely idle because of shifts in the LNG market.

Vapors from LNG tanker truck causes hazmat situation in Pawtucket

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – An area of downtown Pawtucket had to be shut down Sunday night due to a hazmat situation. A tanker carrying liquefied natural gas was pulled over there after the driver noticed vapors coming from the truck. For more on this story, visit: Hazmat situation under control in Pawtucket |

Liquefied natural gas meets a quarter of New England’s average natural gas needs

Jan 19th, 2012 | By

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has met over 25% of New England’s average daily natural gas demand since November 2010. Four LNG regasification facilities can provide LNG to New England—Canaport, Everett, Neptune, and Northeast Gateway. Most of New England’s LNG deliveries come from the Canaport terminal in New Brunswick, Canada and the Everett terminal in Boston.

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Does The Bay State Need An LNG Terminal?

Sep 12th, 2010 | By

With controversy surrounding the proposed development of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) receiving terminal in Fall River, implications for the rest of the state are uncertain.