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The top 10 issues facing the LNG industry in 2012

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 1 2012

Already witness to a number of changes in recent years, the global LNG industry in 2012 is likely to see further changes as unconventional LNG export projects begin to come on line, new countries begin LNG imports, and new gas discoveries make export projects possible in new regions of the globe.

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Opportunities for Japanese investment in US unconventional resource development

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • Japan, USA
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  • October 10 2013

Success in developing gas from shales has resulted in an overabundance of supply, which in turn has had a significant downward effect on the

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LNG: from nice fuel to regional commodity

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 4 2011

The first fifty years of LNG has seen a remarkable evolution as the LNG trade evolves to meet the varying demands of buyers around the globe.

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Gas generation shift still questionable

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 19 2012

The ideal mix of energy sources for generating power in the United States has long been debated.

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Issues relating to exporting shale-based hydrocarbons from the United States

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 31 2013

The recent headlines regarding U.S. energy production have been remarkable. In Its World Energy Outlook 2012,1 the International Energy Association

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Third party tolling agreements

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 6 2014

With North America being the region of current focus as a result of the many LNG export projects that have access to North America grid gas, third

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North America: dash to liquefaction

  • Baker Botts LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 10 2013

North America has seen nothing short of a revolution in natural gas production over the last several years. While in 2005 the US Energy Information

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This week in hydraulic fracturing

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 15 2013

The U.S. Forest Service announced that it would issue a final regulation by the end of June which would prohibit the use of horizontal drilling within

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Washington energy update: November 2013

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 21 2013

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated its guidance for “advanced nuclear power facilities” that can claim the 1.8 cents-per-kilowatt-hour

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US LNG exports to Japan

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • Japan, USA
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  • September 30 2012

Most US free trade agreements (FTAs) provide for “national treatment” of liquified natural gas (LNG) exports, which means that exports from the US to FTA countries must be approved without delay by the US Department of Energy (DOE) under Section 3 of the US Natural Gas Act.

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UK looks to us for LNG imports: US regulatory approvals required

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 3 2013

UK energy providers have signed deals to buy LNG from the Sabine Pass and nearby Golden Pass LNG export facilities in the US. The supply of LNG from

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DOE approves LNG export authorization for freeport LNG a win for LNG exports?

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 22 2013

The Department of Energy recently authorized Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. ("FLEX") to export LNG to non-Free Trade Agreement countries. Importantly

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Authorizations to export liquefied natural gas from the United States

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 1 2012

Only a few years ago, natural gas production in the United States was on the decline and prices were climbing, leading to the construction of a number of terminals for the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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Political concerns over U.S. shift to LNG exporter

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 1 2012

With new techniques to access shale gas in the United States resulting in dramatic increases in supply and as a consequence, lower prices for consumers, terminals originally constructed to import LNG are now attempting to convert to LNG export terminals.

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Update: US LNG exports US DOE releases LNG export study supporting increased LNG exports

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2012

Committing to launching “a prudent, transparent, judicious decisionmaking process” on exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the end of this year, the US Department of Energy (DOE) is one giant leap closer to making good on its long-awaited commitment.

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The remaking of the US power sector

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2012

Low natural gas prices are turning the energy sector upside down.

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This week in hydraulic fracturing

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 17 2013

Environmental groups challenge U.S. investment in liquefied natural gas ("LNG") projects. The Center for Biological Diversity and other

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This week in hydraulic fracturing

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 17 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) stated that it will not finalize its 2011 draft report claiming that hydraulic fracturing contaminated

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More US gas exports approved: what next?

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 3 2013

The US Department of Energy signaled that it would proceed cautiously before approving any more applications to export US-produced liquefied natural

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This week in hydraulic fracturing

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 7 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Region 5 is investigating whether an Ohio law requiring oil and gas companies to file reports with

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Department of Energy approves freeport application to export LNG to non-Free Trade Agreement countries

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • May 20 2013

After a nearly two-year freeze on processing applications to export liquefied natural gas ("LNG") to countries that do not have a free trade

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LNG exporters queue up

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2012

The US Department of Energy gave final approval in August to Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC to export up to the equivalent of 2.2 billion cubic feet of liquefied natural gas a day for the next 20 years to any countries with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement requiring “national treatment” for trade in natural gas.

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Sidley shale and hydraulic fracturing report - 17 December 2013

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 17 2013

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) sued Texas-based Vendetta Royalty Partners, Ltd., along with related employees and companies

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