Oil and gas news briefs March 20, 2014 Published: March 20, 2014 For more information and updates, please visit our website: Arcticgas.gov. Oil and gas news briefs March 20, 2014 Japan asks B.C. to consider lowering proposed tax on LNG exports Coal consumption continues on the rise in Japan; CO2 emissions up Sinopec may join Petronas’ LNG project on B.C. coast China’s total gas demand up 15% from January 2013 to 2014 China’s gas distributors look to get into LNG import business Cameron LNG awards construction contract for Louisiana plant Keystone opponents turn their attention to Maryland LNG project Draft EIS says Texas LNG project construction would be ‘annoyance’ Hawaii’s electric utility seeks bids to import LNG Columnist criticizes B.C.’s proposed LNG tax as ‘poor policy’ Another hopeful says it will propose LNG export plant for B.C. Korean shipbuilder wins order for Yamal LNG icebreaking tanker Read more > Recent OFC News Tough competition expected among new LNG projects Early planning, design, engineering key to LNG project success Forgotten Nikiski LNG proposal had full environmental review Japan’s utilities increasingly invest in LNG projects Agreements move Alaska gas line forward Quick Links Arcticgas.gov White Papers Permitting Glossary Frequently Asked Questions About the OFC Contact Us Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects 1001 G Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20001 Copyright © 2014 Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, All rights reserved.