Driftwood LNG, LLC; Application for Long-Term, Multi-Contract Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on September 28, 2016, by Driftwood LNG, LLC (Driftwood LNG), requesting long-term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a volume equivalent to 1,496.5 billion cubic feet per year (Bcf/yr) of natural gas (4.1 Bcf per day). Driftwood LNG seeks authorization to export the LNG by vessel from the proposed Driftwood LNG Facility to be located in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, approximately five miles south of the town of Carlyss, Louisiana. Driftwood LNG requests authorization to export LNG to any nation with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) that requires national treatment for trade in natural gas and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non- FTA countries) for a 20-year term to commence on the earlier of the date of first export or seven years from the date the requested authorization is issued. Driftwood LNG seeks to export this LNG on its own behalf and as agent for other entities who 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 the Application, posted on the DOE/FE Web site at: http://www.energy.gov/ fe/downloads/driftwood-lng-llc-fe-dkt-16-144-lng. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited.
Orders Granting Authority To Import and Export Natural Gas, To Import and Export Liquefied Natural Gas, and Vacating Authority During November 2016
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during November 2016, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), and vacating authority. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE Web site at http://energy.gov/fe/listing-doefe-authorizationsorders-issue d-2016. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation and International Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Docket Room 3E-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9478. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
CIPSEA Confidentiality Pledge Revision Notice
EIA is announcing revisions to the confidentiality pledge(s) it provides to its respondents under the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act. These revisions are required by the passage and implementation of provisions of the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015 which permit and require the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide Federal civilian agencies' information technology systems with cybersecurity protection for their Internet traffic.