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Shell Gulf Landing, Louisiana

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Coastal Conservation Association (CCA); Sierra Club; Louisiana Boat Association; Gumbo Alliance for Safe LNG PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  In 2003, Shell US Gas & Power LLC proposed to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal … Continue reading

Weaver’s Cove LNG, Fall River, Massachusetts

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups; local residents; Massachusetts and Rhode Island state governments; U.S. Senators and Representatives from Massachusetts and Rhode Island PROSPECT:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND: Weaver’s Cove Energy LLC, in conjunction with Hess Corporation, has … Continue reading

Cameron LNG Expansion, Hackberry, Louisiana

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Sempra Energy is seeking to expand the liquefied natural gas (LN) processing capacity at its recently constructed Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, Louisiana. The expansion will … Continue reading

Elba III Expansion, Wilkes County, Georgia

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Citizens for Clean Air and Water; Sierra Club PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Southern LNG, a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, announced plans to significantly expand its Elba Island liquefied natural gas (LNG) … Continue reading

Destin Dome Unit, Florida

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Florida state government, environmental groups PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  The Destin Dome Unit is a block of federal outer continental shelf leases acquired by Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and Murphy Oil to drill for natural gas about … Continue reading

Woodside Natural Gas OceanWay Secure Energy Project, CA

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  U.S. Rep. Jane Harman; Sierra Club; Center for Biological Diversity;  Ratepayers for Affordable Clean Energy (RACE); Santa Monica Baykeeper; City of Malibu; City of Santa Monica PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  In August 2006, Woodside Natural … Continue reading

NorthernStar Energy’s Clearwater Port Oxnard Terminal, CA

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental Defense Center; Santa Barbara Channelkeeper PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  Clearwater Port is a proposed offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal located 12.6 miles off the coast of Oxnard, California. The platform will be … Continue reading

BlueOcean Energy LNG, Asbury Park, New Jersey

STATUS:  Suspended TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Clean Ocean Action PROSPECT:  Unlikely BACKGROUND: ExxonMobil Corporation announced in 2007 that it planned to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal 20 miles off the coast of New Jersey.  At the time, … Continue reading

Gulf LNG Energy, Jackson County, Mississippi

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Sierra Club Mississippi Chapter PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  First announced in 2004, Gulf LNG Energy is owned by Houston-based El Paso Corporation, Houston-based Crest Investments and Angola-based Sonangol.  The proposed site is … Continue reading

Freedom Energy Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:   Environmental groups, local residents PROSPECT:  Unlikely BACKGROUND:  Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) put out a Request for Proposals in 2004 for companies interested in the development and management of a liquefied natural … Continue reading