WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 - The Energy Department (DOE) has approved a long-term application from Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville II LLC (Eagle Maxville) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a quantity of 0.01 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d).  Eagle Maxville intends to export to markets in the Caribbean Basin and elsewhere in the region. With Eagle Maxville’s contribution, DOE has now authorized a total of 21.35 Bcf/d of natural gas exports to anywhere in the world not prohibited by U.S. law or policy from existing and planned facilities in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, and Maryland. The Energy Information Administration’s Short Term Energy Outlook projected an average dry natural gas production rate of 74.1 Bcf/d in 2017, the second highest on record.

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