Cheniere Marketing, LLC; Application for Blanket Authorization To Export Previously Imported Liquefied Natural Gas on a Short-Term Basis, 17161-17162 [2016-06913]

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[FR Doc. 2016–06890 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 16–29–LNG] Cheniere Marketing, LLC; Application for Blanket Authorization To Export Previously Imported Liquefied Natural Gas on a Short-Term Basis 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 March 7, 2016, by Cheniere Marketing, LLC (CMI), requesting blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported into the United States from foreign sources in an amount up to the equivalent of 500 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a short-term or spot market basis for a two-year period commencing on June 7, 2016.1 CMI seeks authorization to export the LNG from the Sabine Pass LNG terminal owned by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, to any country with the capacity to import LNG via ocean-going carrier and with which trade is not SUMMARY: 1 CMI’s current blanket authorization to export previously imported LNG, granted in DOE/FE Order No. 3442 on June 6, 2014, extends through June 6, 2016. E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 17162 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 59 / Monday, March 28, 2016 / Notices Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES prohibited by U.S. law or policy. CMI states that it does not seek authorization to export any domestically produced natural gas or LNG. DOE/FE notes that CMI currently holds a blanket authorization to import and export natural gas from and to Canada and Mexico, to import LNG from various international sources by vessel, and to export LNG to Canada and Mexico by vessel and truck, up to a combined total volume equivalent to 1,600 Bcf of natural gas.2 CMI is requesting this authorization both on its own behalf and as agent for other parties who will hold title to the LNG at the time of export. The Application was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Additional details can be found in CMI’s Application, posted on the DOE/ FE Web site at: http://energy.gov/fe/ cheniere-marketing-llc-fe-dkt-no-16-29lng-export-previously-imported-fta. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited. 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, April 27, 2016. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@ hq.doe.gov Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, 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 Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Howard or Larine Moore, U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 9387; (202) 586–9578 Cassandra Bernstein, U.S. Department of Energy (GC–76), Office of the 2 Cheniere Marketing, LLC, DOE/FE Order No. 3578, FE Docket No. 14–186–NG, Order Granting Blanket Authorization to Import and Export Natural Gas from and to Canada and Mexico, to Import Liquefied Natural Gas from Various International Sources by Vessel, and to Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Canada and Mexico by Vessel and Truck (Jan. 8, 2015). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Mar 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586– 9793 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE/FE Evaluation The Application will be reviewed pursuant to section 3 of the NGA, as amended, and the authority contained in DOE Delegation Order No. 00– 002.00N (July 11, 2013) and DOE Redelegation Order No. 00–006.02 (Nov. 17, 2014). In reviewing this LNG export application, DOE will consider domestic need for the natural gas, as well as any other issues determined to be appropriate, including whether the arrangement is consistent with DOE’s policy of promoting competition in the marketplace by allowing commercial parties to freely negotiate their own trade arrangements. Parties that may oppose this application should comment in their responses on these issues. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., requires DOE to give appropriate consideration to the environmental effects of its proposed decisions. No final decision will be issued in this proceeding until DOE has met its NEPA responsibilities. Public Comment Procedures In response to this Notice, any person may file a protest, comments, or a motion to intervene or notice of intervention, as applicable. Any person wishing to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. The filing of comments or a protest with respect to the Application will not serve to make the commenter or protestant a party to the proceeding, although protests and comments received from persons who are not parties will be considered in determining the appropriate action to be taken on the Application. All protests, comments, motions to intervene, or notices of intervention must meet the requirements specified by the regulations in 10 CFR part 590. Filings may be submitted using one of the following methods: (1) emailing the filing to fergas@hq.doe.gov, with FE Docket No. 16–29–LNG in the title line; (2) mailing an original and three paper copies of the filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES; or (3) hand delivering an original and three paper copies of the PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES. All filings must include a reference to FE Docket No. 16–29–LNG. PLEASE NOTE: If submitting a filing via email, please include all related documents and attachments (e.g., exhibits) in the original email correspondence. Please do not include any active hyperlinks or password protection in any of the documents or attachments related to the filing. All electronic filings submitted to DOE must follow these guidelines to ensure that all documents are filed in a timely manner. Any hardcopy filing submitted greater in length than 50 pages must also include, at the time of the filing, a digital copy on disk of the entire submission. A decisional record on the Application will be developed through responses to this notice by parties, including the parties’ written comments and replies thereto. Additional procedures will be used as necessary to achieve a complete understanding of the facts and issues. If an additional procedure is scheduled, notice will be provided to all parties. If no party requests additional procedures, a final Opinion and Order may be issued based on the official record, including the Application and responses filed by parties pursuant to this notice, in accordance with 10 CFR 590.316. The Application is available for inspection and copying in the Office of Regulation and International Engagement docket room, Room 3E– 042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. The docket room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Application and any filed protests, motions to intervene or notice of interventions, and comments will also be available electronically by going to the following DOE/FE Web address: http://www.fe.doe.gov/programs/ gasregulation/index.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 21, 2016. John A. Anderson, Director, Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Oil and Natural Gas. [FR Doc. 2016–06913 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM U.S. Department of Energy. 28MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[FE Docket No. 16-29-LNG]


Cheniere Marketing, LLC; Application for Blanket Authorization To 
Export Previously Imported Liquefied Natural Gas on a Short-Term Basis

AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy 
(DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on 
March 7, 2016, by Cheniere Marketing, LLC (CMI), requesting blanket 
authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported 
into the United States from foreign sources in an amount up to the 
equivalent of 500 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a short-
term or spot market basis for a two-year period commencing on June 7, 
2016.\1\ CMI seeks authorization to export the LNG from the Sabine Pass 
LNG terminal owned by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. located in Cameron Parish, 
Louisiana, to any country with the capacity to import LNG via ocean-
going carrier and with which trade is not

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prohibited by U.S. law or policy. CMI states that it does not seek 
authorization to export any domestically produced natural gas or LNG. 
DOE/FE notes that CMI currently holds a blanket authorization to import 
and export natural gas from and to Canada and Mexico, to import LNG 
from various international sources by vessel, and to export LNG to 
Canada and Mexico by vessel and truck, up to a combined total volume 
equivalent to 1,600 Bcf of natural gas.\2\ CMI is requesting this 
authorization both on its own behalf and as agent for other parties who 
will hold title to the LNG at the time of export. The Application was 
filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Additional details 
can be found in CMI's Application, posted on the DOE/FE Web site at: 
http://energy.gov/fe/cheniere-marketing-llc-fe-dkt-no-16-29-lng-export-previously-imported-fta. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of 
intervention, and written comments are invited.
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    \1\ CMI's current blanket authorization to export previously 
imported LNG, granted in DOE/FE Order No. 3442 on June 6, 2014, 
extends through June 6, 2016.
    \2\ Cheniere Marketing, LLC, DOE/FE Order No. 3578, FE Docket 
No. 14-186-NG, Order Granting Blanket Authorization to Import and 
Export Natural Gas from and to Canada and Mexico, to Import 
Liquefied Natural Gas from Various International Sources by Vessel, 
and to Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Canada and Mexico by Vessel 
and Truck (Jan. 8, 2015).

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, April 27, 
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2016.

ADDRESSES: 
Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov
Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation 
and International Engagement, 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 Regulation and 
International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, 
Room 3E-042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
Beverly Howard or Larine Moore, U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), 
Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil 
Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E-042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9387; (202) 586-9578
Cassandra Bernstein, U.S. Department of Energy (GC-76), Office of the 
Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy, Forrestal 
Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 
586-9793

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

DOE/FE Evaluation

    The Application will be reviewed pursuant to section 3 of the NGA, 
as amended, and the authority contained in DOE Delegation Order No. 00-
002.00N (July 11, 2013) and DOE Redelegation Order No. 00-006.02 (Nov. 
17, 2014). In reviewing this LNG export application, DOE will consider 
domestic need for the natural gas, as well as any other issues 
determined to be appropriate, including whether the arrangement is 
consistent with DOE's policy of promoting competition in the 
marketplace by allowing commercial parties to freely negotiate their 
own trade arrangements. Parties that may oppose this application should 
comment in their responses on these issues.
    The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et 
seq., requires DOE to give appropriate consideration to the 
environmental effects of its proposed decisions. No final decision will 
be issued in this proceeding until DOE has met its NEPA 
responsibilities.

Public Comment Procedures

    In response to this Notice, any person may file a protest, 
comments, or a motion to intervene or notice of intervention, as 
applicable. Any person wishing to become a party to the proceeding must 
file a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. The filing of 
comments or a protest with respect to the Application will not serve to 
make the commenter or protestant a party to the proceeding, although 
protests and comments received from persons who are not parties will be 
considered in determining the appropriate action to be taken on the 
Application. All protests, comments, motions to intervene, or notices 
of intervention must meet the requirements specified by the regulations 
in 10 CFR part 590.
    Filings may be submitted using one of the following methods: (1) 
emailing the filing to fergas@hq.doe.gov, with FE Docket No. 16-29-LNG 
in the title line; (2) mailing an original and three paper copies of 
the filing to the Office of Regulation and International Engagement at 
the address listed in ADDRESSES; or (3) hand delivering an original and 
three paper copies of the filing to the Office of Regulation and 
International Engagement at the address listed in ADDRESSES. All 
filings must include a reference to FE Docket No. 16-29-LNG. PLEASE 
NOTE: If submitting a filing via email, please include all related 
documents and attachments (e.g., exhibits) in the original email 
correspondence. Please do not include any active hyperlinks or password 
protection in any of the documents or attachments related to the 
filing. All electronic filings submitted to DOE must follow these 
guidelines to ensure that all documents are filed in a timely manner. 
Any hardcopy filing submitted greater in length than 50 pages must also 
include, at the time of the filing, a digital copy on disk of the 
entire submission.
    A decisional record on the Application will be developed through 
responses to this notice by parties, including the parties' written 
comments and replies thereto. Additional procedures will be used as 
necessary to achieve a complete understanding of the facts and issues. 
If an additional procedure is scheduled, notice will be provided to all 
parties. If no party requests additional procedures, a final Opinion 
and Order may be issued based on the official record, including the 
Application and responses filed by parties pursuant to this notice, in 
accordance with 10 CFR 590.316.
    The Application is available for inspection and copying in the 
Office of Regulation and International Engagement docket room, Room 3E-
042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. The docket 
room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    The Application and any filed protests, motions to intervene or 
notice of interventions, and comments will also be available 
electronically by going to the following DOE/FE Web address: http://www.fe.doe.gov/programs/gasregulation/index.html.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 21, 2016.
John A. Anderson,
Director, Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of 
Oil and Natural Gas.
[FR Doc. 2016-06913 Filed 3-25-16; 8:45 am]
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