Natural Gas News – September 10, 2020

By Published On: September 10, 2020Categories: Daily Natural Gas Newsletter

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N.J.’s first natural gas terminal for tanker ships may get final vote

Plans to build New Jersey’s first liquefied natural gas export terminal may get a final vote from the Delaware River Basin Commission this week, prompting a flurry of last-minute protests by opponents including environmentalists and public-health advocates. The interstate water regulator has left open the possibility that its governing body will vote on whether to approve the construction of a dock for LNG tankers on the Delaware River at Gibbstown in Gloucester County, and dredging of the river, even though the matter is not on the formal agenda for the Sept. 10 business meeting. For more on this story visit or click

If lawsuits don’t kill Ore. LNG terminal, pandemic might

An embattled liquefied natural gas export project in Oregon is facing yet another pitfall — an economic crisis spurred by a pandemic. The Jordan
Cove LNG export terminal has been opposed by state officials, landowners and environmental groups, and it has been mired in permitting
delays and court battles over federal approval for the project. Even if Jordan Cove developer Pembina Pipeline Corp. prevails in those challenges, the project is being developed in the midst of an LNG market that has seen a sharp decline in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dual market and legal pressures on the project are drawing comparisons from environmental groups to the now-canceled Atlantic Coast and Constitution natural gas pipelines. Those projects had also faced protracted opposition in the courts and numerous permitting problems before developers eventually pulled the plug on the pipelines. For more on this story visit or

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