Application To Export Electric Energy; Emera Energy U.S. Subsidiary No. 2, Inc., 16781-16782 [2014-06654]

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(EE US No. 2) has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before April 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be addressed to: Lamont Jackson, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350. Because of delays in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to Lamont.Jackson@ hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202–586– 8008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lamont Jackson (Program Office) at 202–586–0808, or by email to Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16781 authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On May 17, 2006, DOE issued Order No. EA–312, which authorized EE US No. 2 to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada for a fiveyear term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority has since expired on May 17, 2011. On February 25, 2014, EE US No. 2 filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–312 for an additional five-year term. In its application, EE US No. 2 states that it does not own any electric generating or transmission facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that EE US No. 2 proposes to export to Canada would be surplus energy purchased from electric utilities, Federal power marketing agencies, and other entities within the United States and/or Canada. The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized by EE US No. 2 have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above. Comments on the EE US No. 2 application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–312–A. An additional copy is to be provided directly to Will Szubielski, c/o Emera Energy Inc., 1223 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8 and Bonnie A. Suchman, Troutman Sanders LLP, 401 9th Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1 16782 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 58 / Wednesday, March 26, 2014 / Notices Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 20, 2014. Brian Mills, Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2014–06654 Filed 3–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 13–147–LNG] Delfin LNG LLC; Application for LongTerm Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas Produced From Domestic Natural Gas Resources to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries for a 20-Year Period Office of Fossil Energy, DOE. Notice of application. AGENCY: ACTION: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application) filed on November 12, 2013, by Delfin LNG LLC (Delfin), requesting long-term, multi-contract authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced from domestic sources in a volume equivalent to approximately 657.5 billion cubic feet per year (Bcf/yr) of natural gas, or 1.8 Bcf per day (Bcf/d). Delfin seeks authorization to export the LNG for a 20-year term from a proposed floating liquefaction project to be located in West Cameron Block 167 (WC 167) of the Gulf of Mexico, offshore of Cameron Parish, Louisiana (Liquefaction Project). Delfin states that the floating liquefaction facility will be a ‘‘deepwater port’’ within the meaning of the Deepwater Port Act (33 U.S.C. 1501, et seq.), and therefore also will require a license from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Marine Administration (MARAD), in conjunction with the U.S. Coast Guard. Delfin seeks authorization under § 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), 15 U.S.C. 717b(a), to export this LNG by vessel from the Liquefaction Project to any country with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas (nonFTA countries), and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy. Delfin seeks to export the LNG on its own behalf and as agent for third sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:43 Mar 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 parties. Delfin requests that this authorization commence on the earlier of the date of first export or seven years from the date the authorization is issued. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, May 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email:, fergas@ hq.doe.gov Regular Mail U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Oil and Gas Global Security and Supply, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026–4375. Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.) U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Oil and Gas Global Security and Supply, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larine Moore or Lisa Tracy, U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Oil and Gas Global Security and Supply, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 9478; (202) 586–4523. Edward Myers, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 6B–256, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586–3397. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Applicant. Delfin is a Louisiana limited liability company with its principal place of business in Dallas, Texas. Delfin states that it is a whollyowned subsidiary of Fairwood Peninsula LLC (Fairwood Peninsula), a Delaware limited liability company formed by executives from both the Fairwood Group (based in India and Singapore) and the Peninsula Group (based in the United States). Delfin describes the corporate structure as follows: • Fairwood Peninsula is owned by FWNR Energy Holdings (USA) Corporation (Fairwood USA) and the Peninsula Group. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Fairwood USA is a Delaware corporation and a subsidiary of Fairwood Welbeck Natural Resources Pte. Ltd. (or FWNRL). • Fairwood Welbeck Natural Resources Pte. Ltd. is part of the Fairwood Group, an India-based group of companies with investments in energy, transportation, and urbanization. FWNRL is a company organized and existing under the laws of Singapore, with its principal place of business in Midland House, Singapore 188970. It is engaged in developing natural gas activities, including natural gas production and LNG liquefaction within the United States and regasification facilities and offtake contracts in Asia. • The Peninsula Group is a privately owned, Texas-based group of companies with interests in land development, construction projects, and oil and gas. Delfin states that principals of Fairwood Welbeck Natural Resources Pte. Ltd. and the Peninsula Group have been working on the development of the Liquefaction Project for several years and are engaged in advanced negotiations with major strategic partners. Procedural History. On October 7, 2013, concurrently with its filing of this Application, Delfin filed a separate application requesting authorization under NGA section 3(c), 15 U.S.C. § 717b(c), to export the same volume of LNG requested herein from the Liquefaction Project to FTA countries— i.e., those countries with whom the United States currently has, or in the future will have, a FTA requiring the national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy.1 On February 20, 2014, DOE/FE granted that application in DOE/FE Order No. 3393, authorizing Delfin to export domestically produced LNG to FTA countries in a volume equivalent to 657.5 Bcf/yr (1.8 Bcf/d) for a 20-year term.2 Delfin states that the volumes requested for export under this 1 Delfin LNG LLC, Application for Long-Term Authorization to Export LNG to Free Trade Agreement Countries, FE Docket No. 13–129–LNG (Oct. 7, 2013). The United States currently has FTAs requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas with Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Peru, Republic of Korea, and Singapore. FTAs with Israel and Costa Rica do not require national treatment for trade in natural gas. 2 Delfin LNG LLC, DOE/FE Order No. 3393, Order Granting Long-term Multi-Contract Authority to Export LNG by Vessel from a Proposed Floating Liquefaction Project and Deepwater Port in the Gulf of Mexico to Free Trade Agreement Nations (Feb. 20, 2014). E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 58 (Wednesday, March 26, 2014)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-312-A]


Application To Export Electric Energy; Emera Energy U.S. 
Subsidiary No. 2, Inc.

AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Emera Energy U.S. Subsidiary No. 2, Inc. (EE US No. 2) has 
applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the 
United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power 
Act.

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before April 25, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be 
addressed to: Lamont Jackson, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability, Mail Code: OE-20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0350. Because of delays 
in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be 
transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to 
Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202-586-8008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lamont Jackson (Program Office) at 
202-586-0808, or by email to Lamont.Jackson@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United 
States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy 
(DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of 
Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require 
authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 
824a(e)).
    On May 17, 2006, DOE issued Order No. EA-312, which authorized EE 
US No. 2 to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada 
for a five-year term using existing international transmission 
facilities. That authority has since expired on May 17, 2011. On 
February 25, 2014, EE US No. 2 filed an application with DOE for 
renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-312 for an 
additional five-year term.
    In its application, EE US No. 2 states that it does not own any 
electric generating or transmission facilities, and it does not have a 
franchised service area. The electric energy that EE US No. 2 proposes 
to export to Canada would be surplus energy purchased from electric 
utilities, Federal power marketing agencies, and other entities within 
the United States and/or Canada. The existing international 
transmission facilities to be utilized by EE US No. 2 have previously 
been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive 
Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access 
transmission by third parties.
    Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this 
proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the 
address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with 
Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Rules of 
Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become 
a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the 
above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five 
copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be 
sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above.
    Comments on the EE US No. 2 application to export electric energy 
to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA-312-A. An 
additional copy is to be provided directly to Will Szubielski, c/o 
Emera Energy Inc., 1223 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 
3S8 and Bonnie A. Suchman, Troutman Sanders LLP, 401 9th Street NW., 
Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004. A final decision will be made on this 
application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated 
pursuant to DOE's National Environmental Policy Act Implementing 
Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE 
that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the 
sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply 
system.

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    Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, 
for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by 
accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/node/11845, or by 
emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 20, 2014.
Brian Mills,
Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and 
Energy Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2014-06654 Filed 3-25-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P