Company Seeks To Construct LNG Export Facility at Brownsville, Texas

Houston-based Gulf Coast LNG Export LLC on Jan. 10 filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) seeking permission to export 2.8 Bcf/d of liquefied natural gas (LNG) or 1,022 Bcf/y, over a 25-year period from a facility it plans to construct at Brownsville, Texas.

The company joins a growing roster of companies who are seeking to export LNG from the U.S. amid ample U.S. supply thanks to the shale gas boom and low U.S. gas prices.

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