The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on November 18, 2020, by Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V. (Vista Pacifico).  The Application requests long-term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced natural gas to Mexico in a volume up to 240 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per year (Bcf/yr) (0.667 Bcf per day), and to re-export 200 Bcf/yr (0.55 Bcf per day) of this natural gas as liquefied natural gas (LNG).  Vista Pacifico seeks to re-export this LNG from the proposed Topolobampo liquefaction and export terminal facilities to be located in Topolobampo, Mexico (VPLNG Mid-Scale Project).  Vista Pacifico 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. 11/18/2020 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V.  Application for Long-term, Multi-contract Authorization to Export NG to Mexico and then Re-export LNG to FTA and NFTA Nations
2. 11/23/2020 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V.  Additional Documentation 
3. 12/8/2021 U.S. Department of Energy 85 FR 79003 - Published Federal Register Notice of Application for Long-Term, Multi-
Contract Authorization To Export
Domestically Produced Natural Gas
Through Mexico to Non-Free Trade
Agreement Countries After
Liquefaction to Liquefied Natural Gas
4. 4/9/2021 U.S. Department of Energy Order 4688 Granting Long-term Authorization to Export Natural Gas to Mexico and to Other Free Trade Agreement Nation
5. 4/30/2021 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Statement of Change in Control
6. 5/3/2021 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Supplement to Statement of Change in Control
7. 5/19/2021 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Supplemental Service to Statement of Change in Control
8. 6/8/2021 U.S. Department of Energy 86 FR 30453 - Published Federal Register Notice of Change in Control
9. 6/29/2021 U.S. Department of Energy DOE's Response to Statement of Change in Control 
10. 2/22/2022 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Statement in Change of Control 
11. 3/31/2022 The Board of Directors, Western States and Tribal Nations Natural Gas Initiative Off the Record Communication 
12. 4/1/2022 U.S. Department of Energy 87 FR 19082 - Notice of change in control. Comments are due April 18, 2022.
13. 4/18/2022 Public Citizen, Inc. Motion to Intervene for the Notice of Change in Control 
14. 4/18/2022 Industrial Energy Consumers of America Motion to Intervene for the Notice of Change in Control 
15. 4/21/2022 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Answer in Support of Statement of Change in Control
16. 5/3/2022 U.S. Department of Energy Order 4815 Approving Change in Control 
17. 6/21/2022 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Request for Action Regarding Pending Non-FTA Application
18. 7/12/2022 U.S. Department of Energy Notice of Environmental Assessment
19. 8/2/2022 Vista Pacifico LNG S.A.P.I de C.V Response to DOE's Notice of Environmental Assessment