The Office of Fossil Energy gives notice of receipt of an Application filed November 20, 2013, by Emera CNG, LNG, (Emera) requesting long-term authorization to export up to 9.125 Bcf per annum, equivalent to 0.025 Bcf/d of gaseous compressed natural gas (CNG), for a 20-year period, commencing on the date of first export or five years from the date the requested authorization is granted. Emera is seeking authorization to export CNG via truck and ocean going carrier from the State of Florida to (1) any country with which the United States currently has, or in the future may enter into, a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas and (2) any country with which the United States does not have a FTA requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas, which currently has or in the future develops the capacity to import CNG and with which trade is not prohibited by United States law or policy. FTA Order 3447 issued 6/13/14. NFTA still pending. Notice of Availability and Link to the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Emera CNG Project issued 2/13/15.
Final Opinion and Order 3727 Granting Long-Term, Multi-Contract Authorization to Export Compressed Natural Gas by Vessel from a Proposed CNG Compression and Loading Facility at the Port of Palm Beach, Florida to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations issued 10/19/15.