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Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC - FE Dkt. No. 10-111-LNG

The Office of Fossil Energy gives notice of receipt of an application filed September 7, 2010, by Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (Sabine Pass). Sabine Pass is seeking long-term, multi-contract authorization to export up to 16 million metric tons per annum of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal to any country with which the United States does not have a Free Trade Agreement requiring the national treatment for trade in natural gas and LNG, that has or in the future develops the capacity to import LNG, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy. Sabine Pass requests this authorization for a 20-year term commencing the earlier of the date of first export or five years from the date of issuance of the authorization requested.  Sabine Pass further requests that insofar as the application seeks authorization for exports to member nations of the World Trade Organization (WTO), DOE reviews the application under section 3(c) of the Natural Gas Act, 15 USC 717b(c).  F.R. Notice Published 10/12/10; 75 FR 62512; comments were due on 12/13/10.

On October 21, 2010, DOE/FE issued an opinion and order that the application will be reviewed under section 3(a) of the NGA, and denied Sabine Pass’ request for review under section 3(c) of the NGA. 

A Procedural Order was issued on 12/17/10 granting a 15 day comment period in which responses to the comments and motions received in this docket will be accepted. Responses must be filed within 15 days after the date of this order (January 11, 2011).

Opinion and Order 2961 was issued May 20, 2011 to Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC - FE Dkt. No. 10-111-LNG, Conditionally Granting Long-Term Authoritzation to Export LNG from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations.  Final Opinion and Order 2961-A Granting Long-Term Authorization to Export LNG from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations was issued 8/7/12. Errata Notice to Order 2961-A was issued 9/4/12 correcting last two lines of Paragraph B of Order 2961-A.

January 25, 2013 -- Opinion and Order Denying Request for Rehearing of Order Denying Motion for Late Intervention Dismissing Request for Rehearing of Order No. 2961-A, and Dismissing Motion for a Stay Pendente Lite was issued by the Department.

(SEE 10-111-LNG DOCKET INDEX BELOW   
 

NO.

DATE:

FILED/ISSUED BY:

FILING TYPE:

1.

09/07/10

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Application Long-term Authority to Export LNG to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries

2.

10/05/10

U.S. Department of Energy

F.R. Notice

3.

10/12/10

U.S. Department of Energy

F.R. Notice Published 75 FR 62512 (Download Notice)

4.

10/21/10

U.S. Department of Energy

Unnumbered Opinion and Order Denying Request for Review of Application Under Section 3(c) of the Natural Gas Act

5.

10/22/10

State of Louisiana, Louisiana Economic Development

Letter from Stephen Moret, Secretary for the State of Louisiana, in Support of  Application

6.

11/02/10

U.S. Department of Energy

Service List for Docket 10-111-LNG

7.

11/29/10

Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association

Letter from Chris John, President in Support of Application

8.

12/03/10

Shell US Gas & Power

Motion for Leave to Intervene

9.

12/10/10

Macquarie Energy LLC

Motion for Leave to Intervene

10.

12/13/10

Freeport LNG Development, L.P.

Motion to Intervene

11.

12/13/10

Marathon Oil Company

Motion to Intervene

12.

12/13/10

Encana Corporation

Letter from Randy Eresman, President  & Chief Executive Officer in Support of Application

13.

12/13/10

Industrial Energy Consumers of America

Motion to Intervene

14.

12/13/10

Government of Puerto Rico

Letter from Secretary of State, Kenneth D. McClintock, in Support of Application

15.

12/13/10

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Letter from James C. Johnson, Senior Vice President - Marketing, in Support of Application

16.

12/13/10

Senators James Inhofe and Mary Landrieu and Representatives Dan Boren and Charles Boustany along with other Members of Congress

Joint Letter to President Obama in Support of Application

17.

12/17/10

U.S. Department of Energy

Procedural Order granting a 15 day comment period in which responses to the comments and motions received in this docket will be accepted

18.

12/20/10

Attorneys for Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Answer to Motion to Intervene of Industrial Energy Consumers of America

19.

12/21/10

Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana. Motion for Extension of Time to File Comments filed on January 25, 2011.

Letter in Support of Application from Bobby Jindal, Governor of Lousiana, and Motion for Extension of Time to File Comments from the Office of the Governor of Louisiana.

20.

03/04/11

William T. Miller, Counsel to the American Public Gas Association

Motion for Leave to Intervene Out-of-Time and Protest of the American Public Gas Association

21.

03/21/11

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Motion to Oppose Out-of-Time Intervention of American Public Gas Association and Answer to Protest

22.

03/21/11

U.S. Department of Energy

Procedural Order on Late-filed Pleadings

23.

05/20/11

U.S. Department of Energy

Opinion and Order 2961 issued May 20, 2011 to Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC - FE Dkt. No. 10-111-LNG, Conditionally Granting Long-Term Authoritzation to Export LNG from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations.

24.

04/18/12

The Sierra Club

Motion to Intervene Out of Time, Protest and Comments

Exhibits can be viewed and/or downloaded here

25.

04/03/12

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

April 2012 Semi-Annual Report

26.

05/03/12

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Answer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC in Opposition to Out of Time Intervention of Sierra Club

27.

08/07/12

U.S. Department of Energy

Environmental Assessment for the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project, DOE/EA-1845 Issued December 2011

28.

08/07/12

U.S. Department of Energy

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Regarding Order Granting Long-Term Authority to Export LNG from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations 

29.

08/07/12

U.S. Department of Energy

Final Opinion and Order 2961-A Issued Aug. 7, 2012 -- Granting Long-Term Authorization to Export LNG from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations

30.

09/04/12

U.S. Department of Energy

Errata Notice to Order 2961-A

31.

09/06/12

The Sierra Club

Motion for Rehearing and For Stay Pendente Lite

32.

09/21/12

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Answer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC in Opposition to Motion of Sierra Club for Stay

33.

10/05/12

U.S. Department of Energy

Order Granting Rehearing for Further Consideration

35.

10/25/12

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

October 2012 Semi-Annual Report

36.

11/01/12

The Sierra Club

Motion to Supplement the Record

Exhibit A
Exhibit B
Exhibit C

37.

11/13/12

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Answer of Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC in Opposition to Motion to Supplement the Record

38. 

01/25/13

U.S. Department of Energy

DOE/FE Opinion and Order No. 2961-B. Denying Request for Rehearing of Order Denying Motion for Late Intervention Dismissing Request for Rehearing of Order No. 2961-A and Dismissing Motion for a Stay Pendente Lite

38.

03/20/13

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

April 2013 Semi-Annual Report

39.

03/20/14

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

April 2014 Semi-Annual Report

40.

10/29/15

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Request for Amendment to Authorizations to Provide for Make-Up Period

41.

01/15/16

Cheniere Marketing, LLC, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC

Recent Equity Ownership Change

 

42.

04/08/16

U.S. Department of Energy

Signed Federal Register Notice of Change in Control

43.

04/13/16

U.S. Department of Energy

81 FR 21851; Published Federal Register Notice of Change in Control

Comments are due by 4:30pm, April 28, 2016 (No Comments Received)

44.

04/12/16

Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC

Notification of Service to the Official Service list of the Amendment to Authorization Filed with DOE on 10/29/15

45.

05/04/16

U.S. Department of Energy

Order Amending DOE/FE Orders 2961-A and 2961-B

46.

05/06/16

U.S. Department of Energy

Letter Regarding Change in Control

47.

05/09/16

U.S. Department of Energy

Updated Letter Regarding Change in Control
48.

06/15/16

Cheniere Marketing LLC

Notification of 1st Export Occurring on June 3, 2016
50. 12/19/16 Sierra Club Sierra Club Update Contacts and Address
51. 04/19/17 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Notification of Change in Counsel
52. 12/19/17 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Changes in Equity Ownership of CQP
53. 02/20/18 U.S. Department of Energy Response to 12/19/17 CIC Notification
54. 11/13/18 Cheniere Energy, Inc. Notification of Change in Counsel
55. 09/19/19 U.S. Department of Energy

F.R. Notice Notice Published 84 FR 49278; Comments Due 10/21/19: Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting LNG from the U.S.

56. 01/02/20 U.S. Deaprtment of Energy 85 FR 72: Response to Comments on Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting LNG from the U.S.
57. 02/11/20 U.S. Department of Energy

Published Notice 85 FR 7672: Policy Statement Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050.

Federal Register Notice

The Comment Page

58. 07/29/20 U.S. Department of Energy Signed Federal Register Notice Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050
59. 08/25/20 U.S. Department of Energy 85 FR 52237 - Published Federal Register Notice Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050
60. 09/03/20 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Application to Amend Export Term for Existing Long-term Authorizations through December 31, 2050
61. 09/23/20 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Notification Regarding Change in Indirect Equity Ownership
62. 09/24/20 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Update to Notification Regarding Change in Indirect Equity Ownership
63. 10/01/20 U.S. Department of Energy 85 FR 61942 - Published Notice of Application To Amend Export Term Through December 31, 2050, for Existing Non-Free Trade Agreement Authorizations
64. 10/15/20 U.S. Department of Energy 85 FR 6539 - Published Federal Register Notice of Change in Control
65. 10/15/20 Anonymous Comment
66. 10/27/20 U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination 
67. 10/28/20 U.S. Department of Energy Order Extending Export Term for Authorizations to Free Trade and Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations through December 31, 2050
68. 11/03/20 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Request for Contract Consolidation
69. 12/17/20 U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination (CX)
70. 12/18/20 U.S. Department of Energy Policy Statement on Including Short-Term Export Authority in Long-Term LNG Export Authorizations
71. 01/13/21 U.S. Department of Energy Certificate of Service
72. 01/29/21 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC Certificate of Service
73. 02/04/21 U.S. Department of Energy Response to Notification Regarding Change in Indirect Equity Ownership
74. 02/26/21 U.S. Department of Energy Order Granting Request for Contract Consolidation