Pointe LNG has asked FERC to begin pre-filing review for an LNG project downriver from New Orleans. New Orleans-based Pointe LNG, LLC reported Monday that it has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to begin pre-filing review for its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction and export facility in Plaquemines Parish, La., on the east bank of the Mississippi River. “We are pleased to have completed this important step in the permitting process,” James Lindsay, Pointe LNG’s co-founder said in a prepared statement. “Due to the site’s location on the east bank of the Mississippi River, we have exceptional access to natural gas pipeline capacity which provides access to significant gas supply basins including the Marcellus, Stack & Scoop and Haynesville with minimal pipeline construction requirements.” The facility, which would be located approximately two miles south of the community of Pointe-a-la-Hache downriver from New Orleans, would initially boast […]