The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on March 23, 2020, by Epcilon LNG LLC (Epcilon LNG).  The Application requests long-term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced natural gas to Mexico in a volume up to 395 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per year (Bcf/yr) (1.083 Bcf per day), and to re-export a portion of this natural gas as liquefied natural gas (LNG).  Epcilon LNG seeks to re-export this LNG from the proposed AMIGO LNG production and storage facility in the state of Sonora, Mexico (the Facility).  Epcilon LNG filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA).  Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited.

 

NO. DATE:  FILED BY: DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT
1. 03/23/2020 Epcilon LNG LLC Application for Long-term, Multi-contract Authorization to Export Natural Gas to Mexico, and to then Re-export as Liquefied Natural Gas.
2. 04/24/2020 U.S. Department of Energy  85 FR 23013 - 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 26, 2020.
3. 04/24/2020 Anonymous Comment
4. 07/29/2020 U.S. Department of Energy Signed Federal Register Notice Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050
5. 08/25/2020 U.S. Department of Energy 85 FR 52237 - Published Federal Register Notice Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050
6. 12/3/2020 U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination
7. 12/8/2020 U.S. Department of Energy Opinion and Order 4629 Granting Long-term Authorization to Export Natural Gas to Mexico for Liquefaction, and to Re-export U.S.-Sourced Natural Gas in the Form of Liquefied Natural Gas from Mexico to Free Trade Agreement and Non-free Trade Agreement Nations
8. 12/17/2020 U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination (CX)
9. 12/18/2020 U.S. Department of Energy Policy Statement on Including Short-Term Export Authority in Long-Term LNG Export Authorizations
10. 05/06/2021 U.S. Department of Energy Errata Notice