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Downeast LNG import/export
project failure is pending.

> Failed <
Calais LNG
was dismissed
from permitting by FERC
on 2012 Apr 4 — the second
LNG terminal applicant ever
to be dismissed by FERC.
> Failed <
Quoddy Bay LNG was dismissed
from permitting by FERC
on 2008 Oct 17 — the first LNG
terminal applicant ever to be
dismissed by FERC.



Posted 2015 Nov 9

Downeast LNG
Abandons Its Office

Downeast LNG Joins the Previous Two
LNG Failures’ Office Desertion

Downeast LNG may simply be contemplating abandoning the export part of its project — and may intend to seek a FERC Commissioners' permitting decision for the import-only project that previously completed its permitting, with the exception of a Commission decision.

Downeast LNG empty office

Downeast LNG has abandoned its offices, removed its sign,
leaving no trace it was ever there.

Calais LNG empty offices

Calais LNG deserted its offices, leaving just a note taped to the door.

Quoddy Bay LNG deserted offices

Quoddy Bay LNG's deserted offices were allowed to fall to rack and ruin.

Posted 2015 Nov 1

Place Permitting on Hold
Until 2016 Feb 29

Investors Want to Study
Market Conditions

Dean Girdis and company have finally awoken to being perpetually behind the market curve

DeLNG could abandon its export permitting, but could continue its import permitting — awaiting only FERC's permitting decision.

See DeLNG's filings to the FERC dockets (both filings are identical):
    Pre-Filing Comment:
    Formal Filing Comment:

See our Announcements page for all previous announcements.

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James Taverner, IHS analyst in Tokyo —

“The global LNG industry now resembles a game of ‘musical chairs’ with far more projects than the market can absorb.

85 Gas Projects Dying on the Vine as LNG's Promise Falls Short, Bloomberg, 2015 Oct 8.

Art Berman, petroleum industry expert —

“Woops! LNG export from the U.S never made competitive economic sense to me but now, it looks dead-on-arrival.

No Joy in Mudville*: Shale Gas Stalls, LNG Export Dead On Arrival, OilVoice,2015 Jul 31.

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