FERC urged to give Mississippi LNG project more time

By Carlos Anchondo, Zach Bright | 02/26/2024 06:43 AM EST

The request from Gulf LNG Liquefaction comes as other natural gas projects have sought time extensions.

U.S. liquefied natural gas cargoes arrive in Germany.

Liquefied natural gas cargoes from the U.S. moored along a floating terminal in Germany. Focke Strangmann/AFP via Getty Images

The developer of a natural gas export project in southeastern Mississippi is asking federal energy regulators for five additional years to complete the proposal.

Gulf LNG Liquefaction wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week, requesting until July 2029 to finish the liquefied natural gas project in Jackson County, Mississippi.

The proposal — designed to export up to 10.85 million metric tons of gas per year — is one of 10 FERC-approved LNG export projects that aren’t under construction, according to the agency’s website.
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Gulf LNG “wishes to move forward with the Project and receipt of the requested extension is a necessary step,” said Patricia Francis, vice president and managing counsel at Kinder Morgan, the Houston-based pipeline operator, said in a letter to FERC.