WESPAC FILES DOE APPLICATION TO EXPORT 1.5 MTPA LNG
DOE Application to Export LNG to FTA Countries
Irvine, CA April 18, 2014 – Alturas LLC (Alturas), a subsidiary of WesPac Midstream LLC (WesPac), has submitted an application to the Office of Fossil Energy of the Department of Energy (DOE) to export up to 1.5 million tons per year (approximately 73 BCF per year) of LNG from WesPac’s proposed LNG project situated near Port Arthur, Texas for a period of 20 years (Port Arthur LNG). Alturas has requested authorization to export to any country that has, or in the future will have, the capacity to import LNG via ocean-going carrier (by use of ocean-going LNG bulk carriers or approved ISO IM07/TVAC-ASME LNG containers), and with which the United States currently has, or in the future will have, a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) requiring the national treatment for trade in natural gas and LNG.
About WesPac Midstream LLC
WesPac is a private energy infrastructure company founded in 1998 to develop, own, and operate energy facilities throughout North America. WesPac is majority owned by Highstar Capital, an independent infrastructure investment firm with a value-added, operational approach and deep expertise in energy investing and development, and WesPac Energy LLC, a private development company.