Delfin LNG is a brownfield Deepwater Port requiring minimal additional infrastructure investment to support up to four FLNG Vessels producing up to 13 million tonnes of LNG per annum. Delfin purchased the UTOS pipeline, the largest natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico, in 2014 and submitted its Deepwater Port license application in 2015. Delfin LNG received a positive Record of Decision from the Maritime Administration (MARAD) and approval from the Department of Energy for longterm exports of LNG to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States for up to 13 MTPA.
Delfin owns a second pipeline system (Grand Chenier) which can be used for either
Avocet LNG’s MARAD permitting process will be significantly cheaper and more efficient as the company can leverage the Delfin LNG’s successful permitting work
The GrandChenier pipeline system connects to major interstate pipelines providing access to abundant pipeline-quality natural gas
The two most important innovations of the last 20 years in the global gas market have been the shale gas revolution and the emergence of floating LNG technologies (regasification and liquefaction). Delfin combines these two innovations to offer the LNG market a low cost, simple and flexible LNG supply solution. Since our FLNG Vessels are pure liquefiers that can be used to liquefy “pipeline quality feedgas” we can use this FLNG technology to develop additional projects in North American by capitalizing on the abundant and low-cost shale gas supply around the continent.
Delfin Midstream is a partner in the Cedar LNG project, led by Haisla Nation, together with Pacific Traverse Energy (PTE), a Vancouver based energy infrastructure development company. Cedar LNG will be a floating natural gas liquefaction facility in Kitimat (BC), and is aiming to be the first majority Indigenous-owned LNG export facility in Canada, with its majority stake owned by the Haisla Nation. As part of the LNG Canada project agreement the Haisla Nation can exercise an option for pipeline capacity on the Coastal GasLink pipeline (CGL), which feeds the LNG Canada project. The Cedar FLNG facility is designed for min. 3 MTPA nameplate capacity. The project will be designed to be consistent with Haisla values, including minimizing effects to the environment. The liquefaction process will be electric-driven and will use air cooling technology. Cedar LNG has already been granted a natural gas export licence by the National Energy Board (now Canadian Energy Regulator).
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