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Technip To Pay $338 Million To Settle Foreign Bribery Charges

HOUSTON - A French engineering and construction company has agreed to pay $98 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and $240 million to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) related to $6 billion in construction contracts...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: FERC Issues First Authorization to Export LNG from Domestic Production

By Kurt L. Krieger On April 16, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. proposal to site, construct and operate facilities at Cameron Parish, Louisiana, to export up to 2.2 billion cubic feet per year of liquefied natural...

DLA Piper Energy Alert: DOE Approves LNG Exports To Non-Free Trade Countries

By Philip Angeli The US Department of Energy has issued an Order granting approval to Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Jordan Cove’s liquefaction and export terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon, to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the...

DLA Piper: DOE Proposed Major Changes To LNG Export Rules, Comments Due July 21

By: Lee A. Alexander and Philip Angeli The US Department of Energy is proposing to change its rules and procedures for reviewing applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the US (non-FTA countries). The proposed change, announced...

Duane Morris LLP: D.C. Circuit Ruling Has Potential Implications for Natural Gas Pipeline and LNG Projects Under FERC Environmental Review

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected certain portions of an environmental analysis conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission"). This turn of events is likely to cause anyone with, or planning to have, a...

Duane Morris LLP: FERC Green-lights Puerto Rico Offshore LNG Import Terminal; Project's Ocean-Going Regasification Unit Is First of Its Kind Before the FERC

This project afforded the FERC with its first opportunity to make a jurisdictional determination concerning an ocean-going Floating Storage and Regasification Unit. | On July 24, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its authorization pursuant to Section 3 of the Natural Gas...