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US Emerging as a LNG Powerhouse
Friday, March 22, 2019 The LNG export market is projected to surge over the next three decades.

US Approves Cheniere Bid To Feed First Gas To Texas LNG Plant
Friday, August 17, 2018 The US energy regulator has approved a request by Cheniere Energy to feed the first gas into its new LNG facility in Texas.

Cheniere Signs 15-year LNG Supply Pact with Trader Trafigura
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 LNG deliveries to Trafigura, one of the biggest independent traders of the fuel, will begin in 2019, Cheniere said.

Cheniere Boosts LNG Tanker Fleet Amid Asian Demand Boom
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Cheniere Energy expands shipping fleet with a flurry of spot vessel charters to keep up with Asian winter demand growth.

Fourth Train Complete At Cheniere's Sabine Pass LNG Plant
Friday, October 13, 2017 Cheniere Energy Partners LP says that the fourth train at its Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas plant was substantially complete.

Two Weeks After Harvey, Cheniere Runs More Gas Than Ever
Friday, September 15, 2017 Cheniere's flagship Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana is liquefying more natural gas for export than ever.

US Cheniere Energy Says Train 3 At Sabine Pass LNG Export Plant Down
Friday, August 25, 2017 Production from train three at Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG export plant has been suspended for maintenance.

Cheniere Is Said to Be Liquefying Natural Gas at a Fourth Plant
Monday, July 31, 2017 Cheniere Energy has begun liquefying the fuel at a fourth plant, keeping the company on a track that will double its export capacity this year.

LNG Price Row Between India, US Crimps Trump's Export Aims
Friday, June 30, 2017 India's biggest importer of U.S. LNG is trying to re-negotiate prices with the U.S. seller, sources said.

No New Demand, More Supply Leaves Spot Price Languishing
Friday, May 26, 2017 Asian LNG spot prices have fallen due to a lack of significant new demand from the Middle East and others as supplies emerged from Papua New Guinea, Angola, Abu Dhabi and Russia.

China Love for US Gas Begins as Trump Rolls Out Red Carpet
Monday, May 22, 2017 Let the gushing begin.

Netherlands to Receive First LNG Cargo from Cheniere's US Plant
Monday, May 22, 2017 The Netherlands is set to receive its first LNG delivery from Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass export plant in the United States, according to shipping data.

Trump's China Deal Boosts US LNG Without Rule Change
Friday, May 12, 2017 America's shale gas could soon head to China under long-term contracts for the first time, bolstered by a new trade deal.

Undocumented Workers at Cheniere LNG Site in Louisiana Arrested
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Cheniere estimated in a presentation last month that building liquefaction plants at its Louisiana and Texas terminals would take 78 million construction man-hours, representing about $7 billion in wages.

Natural Gas Exports Can Solve U.S. Energy Glut
Monday, May 08, 2017 Despite a glut of natural gas, demand is rising -- mainly in the power-generation sector, but also for pipeline exports to Mexico and the huge ongoing switch away from coal-fired generation to gas-for-power.

U.S. LNG Expands to Eastern Europe as Poland Avoids Russian Gas
Thursday, April 27, 2017 The U.S. is set to ship its first shale gas to a member of the former Soviet bloc as Europe seeks to cut its dependence on fuel from Russia.

Cheniere Gas Pipeline Would Link STACK-SCOOP to Gulf Coast, Southeast
Friday, March 17, 2017 Cheniere's Midship unit signs deals with foundation shippers, kicks off open season for proposed 200-mile gas pipeline.

Hello, Shortcut: Expanded Panama Canal Spurs New LNG Trade Route
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 When the Panama Canal's expanded locks slid open in late June, perhaps no one was happier than executives in the U.S. shale industry.

India's LNG Buyers Encouraged to Rework Deals Amid Global Glut
Monday, August 01, 2016 India's liquefied natural gas buyers are being encouraged to renegotiate long-term contracts after spot prices tumbled amid a global glut.

US Shale Gas Shaking Up Global Markets As LNG Trading Surges
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Shale drillers from Pennsylvania to Texas flooded the U.S. with so much natural gas over the past decade that prices slid to a 17-year low. Now they're going global, with the potential to upset markets from London to Tokyo.

First US LNG Shipment to Cross Expanded Panama Canal Next Week
Thursday, July 21, 2016 The United States will ship its first LNG cargo through an expanded Panama Canal next week.

Chile Just Gave Cheniere a Big Reason to Build Another LNG Plant
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Chile this week gave Cheniere Energy Inc. a good reason to build another plant to export US natural gas by clearing the final environmental hurdle for a proposed floating import terminal.

Cheniere Taps Former Calpine CEO to Lead US Gas Exporter
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Cheniere Energy, which in February became the first to export shale gas from the US, has tapped former Calpine CEO Jack Fusco to lead the company, effective immediately.

Russia and Norway Use Saudi Oil Strategy in Europe's Gas Market
Thursday, April 21, 2016 Europe is awash with low-priced natural gas, thanks to Russia and Norway using a Saudi-like tactic to hold market share.

As US Shale Exports Begin, Australia Readies World's Costliest Gas Project
Thursday, February 25, 2016 The timing couldn't be worse for the first production of natural gas from Australia's $54 billion Gorgon project - the world's most expensive.

CERAWeek: Cheniere To Export First US LNG Cargo To Brazil
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 The long-awaited first liquefied natural gas exports from the lower 48 US states will leave Cheniere's Sabine Pass export terminal in Louisiana, a senior company executive says.

Cheniere Energy Ex-CEO And Co-founder Souki Resigns From Board
Friday, February 19, 2016 Cheniere Energy's former CEO Charif Souki resigns from the company's board, according to a regulatory filing.

Cheniere Starts Producing at Shale Gas Export Terminal, ING Says
Thursday, December 31, 2015 Cheniere Energy began production at what will become the first terminal to export natural gas from America's shale formations, according to ING Capital LLC, which helped finance the project.

85 Gas Projects Dying on the Vine as LNG's Promise Falls Short
Friday, October 09, 2015 Five years ago, energy companies hungry for the next big thing began planning as many as 90 terminals to send natural gas around the globe. Now, it seems the world only needs five more.

Gas Exports From Iran, Egypt Seen Threatening US Ambitions
Thursday, September 03, 2015 A potential boost in natural gas supply from Iran and Egypt may exacerbate a worldwide glut, reshape the global market and threaten U.S. export ambitions, according to Citigroup.

U.S. Gives Final Approval to LNG Exports from Corpus Christi
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The U.S. Energy Department gives final approval for Cheniere to export liquefied natural gas from its plant in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Australia's Woodside To Buy US LNG To Gain Price Flexibility
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Woodside signs up to buy liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Energy's export plant in Texas in a move to help it remain a competitive supplier to buyers in Japan, Korea and Taiwan.

Indonesia Signs First LNG Import Deal as Consumption Grows
Thursday, December 05, 2013 Indonesia has signed its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal, signalling the beginning of a sea change for a country that has been one of the top exporters of the fuel for decades.

Exxon CEO: 'Losing Our Shirts' On Low Natural Gas Prices
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Exxon Mobil Corp. is making "no money" on U.S. natural gas due to low prices that have fallen below the cost of production, Exxon Chief Executive Rex Tillerson said Wednesday.

Cheniere to Consider 2 Additional Trains at Sabine Pass
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Cheniere Energy will consider adding two more trains to the Sabine Pass LNG facility now that the company has completed commercial contracts for four trains at the terminal, a company spokesperson confirmed to Rigzone.

BG Gains 'First-Mover Advantage' in Securing Gulf Coast LNG Exports
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 BG Group has contracted for approximately 3.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG from Cheniere Energy Partners' Sabine Pass Terminal in Southwest Louisiana.

Cheniere Declares Cash Distribution
Thursday, January 20, 2011 Cheniere declared a cash distribution per common unit of $0.425.

Cheniere Elects New BOD Member
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 Cheniere announced that G. Andrea Botta has been elected to its Board of Directors.

Cheniere to Add Liquefaction Services at LNG Facility
Friday, June 04, 2010 Cheniere has approved the initiation of a project to add liquefaction services at the Sabine Pass LNG receiving terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

Cheniere Energy Posts Financial Results for 1Q10
Friday, May 07, 2010 Cheniere Energy reported a net loss of $35.2 million, or $0.64 per share (basic and diluted), for the first quarter 2010 compared with a net loss of $82.7 million, or $1.70 per share (basic and diluted), for the comparable 2009 period.

Cheniere Energy Partners Declares 3 Distributions
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Cheniere Energy Partners has declared three quarterly cash distributions payable on May 14, 2010.

J.P. Morgan, Cheniere Combine Expertise for LNG Market
Thursday, April 01, 2010 J.P. Morgan and Cheniere Energy have entered into a multi-year agreement whereby the two firms will utilize their combined expertise in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market.

Cheniere Marks Successful Entry into LNG Market in 2009
Friday, February 26, 2010 During 2009, Cheniere Marketing began successfully trading in the LNG spot market. It purchased, transported and unloaded LNG at the Sabine Pass receiving terminal and subsequently sold natural gas into the U.S. markets.

Cheniere Completes Sabine Pass LNG Terminal in 3Q 2009
Friday, November 06, 2009 Cheniere Energy reported a net loss of $42.5 million for the third quarter 2009 compared with a net loss of $71.6 million during the corresponding 2008 period.

Cheniere Energy Reveals Net Loss for 2Q 2009
Friday, August 07, 2009 Cheniere Energy reported a net loss of $13.0 million, or $0.25 per share, for the second quarter of 2009 compared with a net loss of $136.5 million, or $2.90 per share, during the corresponding period in 2008.

Cheniere Energy Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
Friday, May 08, 2009 Cheniere Energy reported a net loss of $82.7 million for the first quarter of 2009 compared with a net loss of $49.9 million during the corresponding period in 2008.

US Natural Gas Fields Go from Bust to Boom
Thursday, April 30, 2009 After an era of declining production, the U.S. is now swimming in natural gas.

Cheniere Posts Third Quarter Financial Results
Friday, November 07, 2008 Cheniere Energy reported a net loss of $67.4 million for the third quarter 2008, compared with a net loss of $53.5 million during the corresponding period in 2007.

Cheniere's Subsidiary Prices $183.5MM Senior Notes Offering
Thursday, September 11, 2008 Cheniere announced that its subsidiary, Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., has priced an offering of $183.5 million aggregate principal amount of 7 1/2% senior secured notes due 2016.

Cheniere Closes on $250MM Senior Secured Convertible Loan Agreement
Monday, August 18, 2008 Cheniere Energy announced that funds led by GSO Capital Partners LP and its affiliates have closed a $250 million senior secured convertible loan agreement with Cheniere Common Units Holding LLC.