Battle resumes at New Jersey hearing over ocean gas terminal

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EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed terminal for liquefied natural gas imports off the New Jersey and New York coasts blasted the plan Wednesday as a dirty, dangerous boondoggle, while supporters hailed it as a source of cheap energy that will lower home heating bills in winter.

Battle resumes at New Jersey hearing over ocean gas terminal

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EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) – Opponents of a proposed terminal for liquefied natural gas imports off the New Jersey and New York coasts readied a final push against the project, while the company hoped to bat back what it considers fear-based and unfounded claims. Liberty Natural Gas says a recently completed safety and environmental study by the U.S.
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Dutch Freighter ‘Flinterstar’ Sinks After Collision With LNG Carrier

Dutch freighter Flinterstar is seen sinking after colliding with a tanker in the North Sea off the Belgian coast
A Dutch freighter has sank after colliding nearly head on with the Marshall Islands-flagged LNG carrier Al-Oraiq in the North Sea off Belgium on Tuesday morning. All 12 crew members from the freighter, named Flinterstar, have been rescued. The crew members were rescued from the cold North Sea, including one person who was reportedly suffering from …

Calls For Christie to Veto Port Ambrose Project

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By Michael Aron Chief Political Correspondent A company called Liberty Natural Gas wants to build a liquefied natural gas port in the Atlantic. Tankers loaded with compressed natural gas would hook into a new pipeline that would carry the gas to an existing line that feeds Long Island, New York.


Lithuania in talks with Cheniere Energy over LNG imports

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(Adds minister’s first name in paragraph 4) By Jonathan Saul LONDON Oct 14 Lithuania is in talks with U.S. liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy Inc over potential imports as it seeks to cut dependence on Russian state-owned supplier Gazprom, its energy minister said on Wednesday.

Marcellus to become a net exporter of natural gas this year

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Natural gas production is expected to slow this month for the first time across the country as drillers struggle against low commodity prices and oversupply. Even so, states in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays spanning Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio are expected to still produce more gas than they can use and export the fuel out of the region.