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The Natural Gas Act of 1938, as amended, requires any person who wishes to engage in the import and/or export natural gas, (including liquefied natural gas, compressed natural gas, compressed gas liquids, etc.) from and/or to a foreign country; to first obtain an authorization from the Department of Energy. Within the Department of Energy (DOE), the Office of Regulation and International Engagement - Division of Natural Gas Regulation, is responsible for granting such authorizations. 

To view information on how to obtain an authorization or to view previously filed applications, please visit the eDocket Room

 

NEW ~ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Small-scale LNG Exports

Recently Approved LNG Export Authorizations

Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville II LLC - FE Dkt. No. 17-79-LNG
Order 4078 granting Long-term, multi contract authorization to Export LNG via ISO Containers to FTA & NFTA countries.
September 15, 2017
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Lake Charles LNG Export Company & Lake Charles Exports LLC
DOE/FE is concurrently issuing two consolidated long-term FTA and non-FTA export authorizations.
June 29, 2017
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Delfin LNG LLC
Opinion and Order 4028 Granting Long-term, Multi-contract Authorization to Export Liquefied Natural Gas by Vessel from the Proposed Floating Delfin
June 1, 2017
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Golden Pass Products, LLC - FE Dkt. No. 12-156-LNG
Opinion and Order 3978 Granting Long-term, Multi-contract Authorization to Export Liquefied Natural Gas by Vessel from the Golden Pass LNG Terminal
April 25, 2017
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Also availlable is the Summary of LNG Export Applications of the Lower 48 States. This document is an overall summary of LNG Export applications, including those that are under DOE review and those that have been approved. 

LNG Export Study

LNG Export Studies
LNG Export Studies
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Addendum to Environmental Review Documents Concerning Exports of Natural Gas from the United States

On August 15, 2014, the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy published the final Addendum To Environmental Review Documents Concerning...

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A Proposed Change to the Energy Department's LNG Export Decision-Making Procedures

To reflect changing market dynamics, the Department of Energy is proposing a change in the way it reviews applications to export liquified natural...

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Other Information Pertaining to LNG Export Studies
LifeCycle Greenhouse Gas, Addendum to Environmental Review and Procedural Changes for LNG Export Decisions
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Data Reporting Requirements

Guidelines for Filing Monthly Reports
April 8, 2013

OMB Control Number:  1901-0204Expiration Date:  06/30/2019Reporting Burden:  3 hours Form FE-746RNatural Gas Import & Export Regulation ...

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SEMI-ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS (LNG EXPORTERS) 2010-2017 DOCKETS
SEMI-ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS (LNG EXPORTERS) 2010-2017 DOCKETS
February 25, 2015
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Long-term Contract Information and Registrations
August 24, 2015

Long-Term Contract Information and Registrations for Exports to Non-FTA Countries at U.S. LNG Export Facilities ...

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Natural Gas Regulation - Other Gas-Related Information Sources
April 8, 2013

The single largest source of energy information available is the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA publishes...

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LNG Monthly

LNG Annual Report - 2017
Monthly LNG Data Volumes and Prices
February 15, 2018
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LNG Annual Report - 2015
February 12, 2016

LNG Annual Report - 2015

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LNG Annual Report - 2014
June 17, 2015

LNG Annual Report - 2014

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Order 3643: Alaska LNG Project, LLC
May 28, 2015

This is the order authorizing Alaska LNG Project, LLC to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to non-FTA countries.

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Order 3638: Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project
May 12, 2015

This is the order authorizing the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to non-FTA countries.

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Order 3331-A: Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP – Dk. No. 11-128-LNG
May 7, 2015

FINAL ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING LONG-TERM MULTI-CONTRACT AUTHORIZATION TO EXPORT LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS BY VESSEL FROM THE DOMINION COVE POINT LNG...

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LNG Annual Report - 2013
March 5, 2014

LNG Annual Report - 2013

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LNG Annual Report - 2012
March 21, 2013

LNG Annual Report - 2012

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LNG Export Study - Related Documents
January 28, 2013

EIA and NERA analysis of LNG exports, and associated documents

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Natural Gas Quarterly

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Third Quarter Report 2017
Natural Gas Imports and Exports Third Quarter Report 2017
February 1, 2018
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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Second Quarter Report 2017
Natural Gas Imports and Exports Second Quarter Report 2017
November 1, 2017
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Natural Gas Imports and Exports First Quarter Report 2017
Natural Gas Imports and Exports First Quarter Report 2017
August 1, 2017
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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Fourth Quarter Report 2016
May 16, 2017

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Fourth Quarter Report 2016

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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Third Quarter Report 2016
February 14, 2017

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Third Quarter Report 2016

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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Second Quarter Report 2016
November 18, 2016

Natural Gas Imports and Exports Second Quarter Report 2016

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Natural Gas Imports and Exports First Quarter Report 2016
August 24, 2016

Natural Gas Imports and Exports First Quarter Report 2016

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