Driftwood: DOE FE Docket No. 16-144-LNG

On May 2, 2019, DOE issued Order No. 4373 to Driftwood LNG LLC (Driftwood LNG) under section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act.  This Order authorizes Driftwood LNG to export U.S.-sourced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to any country with which the United States has not entered into a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries); a Record of Decision (ROD), was also issued in this Order.

Driftwood LNG is authorized to export the LNG in a volume equivalent to 1415.3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per year of natural gas (3.88 Bcf/day) from the proposed Driftwood LNG Facility, to be located in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.