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Total May Source LNG from Louisiana and Baja Projects
Monday, November 05, 2018 Sempra and Total have signed an MOU that could boost the companies' North American LNG collaboration.

Mexico's IEnova To Invest $130MM In Baja California Fuel Terminal
Thursday, April 12, 2018 IEnova will invest about $130 million to develop a refined products terminal.

TransCanada Wins Mexico Pipeline Auction as Sempra Disqualified
Friday, April 08, 2016 TransCanada Corp. wins rights to develop and operate a natural gas pipeline in central Mexico, beating a subsidiary of Sempra Energy that was disqualified from bidding.

US Approves Exports From Sempra's Cameron LNG Terminal
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 The US Energy Department approves exports from Sempra's Cameron LNG project in Louisiana as the Obama administration moves forward with its goal of expanding the global market for the fuel.

El Paso to Sell Mexican Pipeline Assets
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 El Paso has entered into an agreement to sell its interest in Mexican pipeline and compression assets to Sempra Pipelines & Storage, a unit of Sempra Energy, for $300 million.

MMS Gallops Off with an Expected $1.89B from Royalty in Kind Sale
Monday, May 19, 2008 More than 16.1 million barrels of Royalty in Kind crude oil from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico have been sold to four companies as part of an RIK sale, the Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service announced.

RIK Sale's Gross Expected to Top $362 Million
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 More than 4.2 million barrels of Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil and condensate from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean have been sold to six companies as part of an RIK sale.

Sempra Energy Proposes U.S. Gulf Coast Terminal and Storage Facility
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Responding to the growing need for accessible oil and petroleum storage and infrastructure along the U.S. Gulf Coast, Sempra Energy has proposed the construction of a marine petroleum terminal and storage facility in Port Arthur, Texas.

US Commission Approves Pipeline Expansion
Friday, July 20, 2007 California State Lands Commission approved expansion of a pipeline system that will transport natural gas to CA from Sempra's Engeria Costa Azul LNG terminal in Mexican state Baja

RIK Program to Help Fill Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Thursday, May 31, 2007 The Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) has awarded contracts to five companies to transport Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil that will be used to resume filling the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

FERC Gives Nod to Cameron LNG Expansion
Monday, January 22, 2007 The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last Thursday approved Cameron LNG, LLC's application to expand its liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal currently under construction near Hackberry, La.

CFE Extends Manzanillo LNG Bidding to March 2nd and June 27th
Monday, January 08, 2007 Mexico's state power company CFE has extended deadlines to submit bids for the supply and reception, storage and re-gasification components of the Manzanillo LNG project to March 2 and June 27 respectively from January 16 and March 26.

BP Indonesia Hopes to Secure Another $900M for Tangguh
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 BP Indonesia hopes to secure the remaining US$900 million needed for the Tangguh liquefied natural gas project by the end of next year, according to the company's executive vice president in charge of the Tangguh enterprise, Budiman Parhusip.

Six Companies Win RIK Crude Oil Contracts
Monday, November 27, 2006 More than 12.7 million barrels of Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil and condensate from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico have been successfully sold to six companies as part of an RIK sale.

Manzanillo LNG Reception Contract Attracts Initial 30 Companies
Wednesday, November 01, 2006 Mexico's state power company CFE reported 30 groups attended the first question and answer session this week for the reception, storage and re-gasification component of the Manzanillo LNG re-gasification project.

Manzanillo LNG Supply Contract Attracts Initial 9 Groups
Friday, October 06, 2006 Nine groups attended the first question-and-answer session for the supply component of Mexico's Manzanillo LNG re-gasification project, state power company CFE reported.

Mcfarlane: Australia to Miss Mexican LNG Sales
Friday, October 06, 2006 With most of its short-term liquefied natural gas output under contract, Australia looks like it is missing out on a chance to increase LNG sales to energy-hungry Mexico, Resource Minister Ian Macfarlane said Thursday.

Sempra Energy Declares Common Dividend
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 The board of directors of Sempra Energy declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share of common stock.

Rockies Express Gets OK to Proceed with Entrega Portion of Project
Tuesday, August 08, 2006 Rockies Express Pipeline LLC, a partnership of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Sempra Pipelines & Storage and ConocoPhillips, was given the FERC go-ahead Friday to begin construction on the second segment of Phase I of the Entrega Pipeline Project.

Sempra Generation Finalizes SEPCO Sale
Tuesday, August 01, 2006 Sempra Generation, a unit of Sempra Energy, has finalized the sale of its exploration and production subsidiary, Sempra Energy Production Co. (SEPCO), to PEC Minerals L.P. for approximately $225 million in cash.

ConocoPhillips Completes Rockies Express Acquisition
Friday, June 30, 2006 ConocoPhillips said it has completed the acquisition of a partial interest in the planned 1,663-mile Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) project.

Sempra Generation Agrees to Sell Energy Production Company
Monday, June 12, 2006 Sempra Generation, a unit of Sempra Energy, has agreed to sell its exploration and production subsidiary, Sempra Energy Production Company (SEPCO), to PEC Minerals L.P. for approximately $225 million in cash.

Sempra Receives Expressions of Interest from Costa Azul
Wednesday, May 17, 2006 US firm Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), has received non-binding expressions of interest for the proposed expansion of its Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in Mexico's Baja California state.

Three LNG Projects Get Final Environmental Nods
Monday, May 01, 2006 FERC on Friday issued favorable final environmental reviews for three liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and associated pipeline projects.

Sempra Launches Open Season for LNG Terminal Expansion
Monday, March 13, 2006 Sempra LNG recently announced the start of a non-binding open season to solicit shipper interest for a proposed expansion of the Energia Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminal.

Sempra LNG Signs Capacity Agreement with Merrill Lynch
Thursday, March 09, 2006 Sempra LNG has executed a capacity agreement with Merrill Lynch to bring natural gas to the US Gulf Coast. The 15-year full-service capacity agreement gives Merrill Lynch Commodities the capability to import LNG through Sempra's Cameron LNG terminal.

RIK Crude Oil Sale Sparks Strong Bidding
Tuesday, February 28, 2006 More than 13 million barrels of Royalty in Kind (RIK) crude oil and condensate from the Gulf of Mexico have been sold to eight companies in two sales conducted by the MMS.

Sempra LNG Begins FERC Approval Process to Expand Cameron LNG Terminal
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 Sempra LNG reports it has received approval from the FERC to begin the mandatory pre-filing process to expand the company's Cameron LNG receipt terminal's production capacity to 2.65 Bcf/day from 1.5 Bcf/day.

Sempra Energy Gets FERC Permit for Louisiana Natural Gas Storage Facility
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 Sempra Pipelines & Storage has received authorization from the FERC to construct and operate its Liberty Gas Storage LLC natural gas storage facility in Calcasieu Parish, La. Calcasieu Parish, La.

Sempra Energy Reports Strong Operating Results in Third-Quarter
Wednesday, November 02, 2005 Sempra Energy reported third-quarter 2005 earnings of $221 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, compared with third-quarter 2004 earnings of $231 million, or $0.98 per diluted share.

EnCana to Support Kinder Morgan-Sempra Energy Natural Gas Pipeline Project
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 Kinder Morgan and Sempra have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding whereby EnCana has agreed to support the previously announced $3 billion Rockies Express natural gas pipeline project.

Eni Inks Deal with Sempra to Acquire Stake in Louisiana LNG Terminal
Monday, August 01, 2005 Eni has signed an agreement with Sempra to buy a share in the Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal which Sempra LNG is building along the Calcasieu River, some 15 miles south of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Sempra Energy Inks LNG Deal with Gazprom
Monday, April 25, 2005 Sempra Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gazprom to cooperate in the delivery and associated marketing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in North America.

Sempra Inks Louisiana LNG Deal with ENI
Tuesday, March 08, 2005 Sempra has signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) that provides Eni with approximately one-third of the capacity of Sempra LNG's Cameron LNG receipt terminal under development near Lake Charles, La.

BP Inks LNG Supply Deal with Sempra Energy
Tuesday, October 12, 2004 BP and its partners in the Tangguh Liquefied Natural Gas Project have signed a long term sales and purchase agreement with Sempra Energy LNG to supply liquefied natural gas from Indonesia to markets in Mexico and the US.

Sempra Energy to Develop Louisiana Gas Storage Facility
Friday, April 16, 2004 Sempra Energy Global Enterprises announced that one of its subsidiaries has acquired from SG Resources Louisiana, L.L.C. land and associated rights for the development of a new, salt-cavern gas storage facility in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

Sempra, Shell on Course for LNG Land Permit
Thursday, March 18, 2004 It is "practically a fact" that energy companies Shell and Sempra will receive a land permit for their proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Costa Azul in Mexico's Baja California state.

Sempra & Shell to Develop Mexican LNG Terminal
Monday, December 22, 2003 Shell and Sempra intend to form a 50/50 joint venture to build, own and operate a $600 million liquefied natural gas receiving terminal in Baja California, Mexico.

Sempra to Continue US$600mn LNG Project Without CMS
Friday, August 15, 2003 Sempra plans to continue its US$600mn Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mexico's Baja California state on its own after its partner, fellow US company CMS Energy, pulled out of the project earlier this year.

Sempra Doubles Q2 International Net Income
Friday, August 08, 2003 The international unit of US energy company Sempra Energy, reported a 100% increase in net income to US$18mn in the second quarter compared to US$9mn in the same period last year.