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Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd (LNGLY) Magnolia LNG Receives Final Environmental Impact Statement From FERC

Perth, Australia (ABN Newswire) - Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (ASX:LNG) (OTCMKTS:LNGLY) (LNGL or the Company) and Magnolia LNG LLC (Magnolia) are pleased to announce that the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Magnolia LNG (MLNG) project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and the associated Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline (KMLP) Lake Charles Expansion Project on 13 November 2015. Issuance of the FEIS represents the culmination of FERC Staff's environmental and safety review of the proposed MLNG and KMLP projects. In completing the unified FEIS for the two projects, the FERC conducted a comprehensive environmental, safety and security review analyzing publicly available data, input from other federal and state agencies, comments from interested stakeholders, and information that both MLNG and KMLP provided regarding the construction and operation of the MLNG project and KMLP's related natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

In the FEIS, FERC Staff concludes that construction and operation of the proposed projects would result in limited adverse environmental impacts, but these impacts would be reduced to less-than-significant levels with the implementation of MLNG's and KMLP's proposed mitigations and the additional measures recommended in the FEIS.

The next step in the FERC process is for the FERC Commissioners to act on MLNG's and KMLP's respective applications. U.S. law requires that FERC wait at least 30 days following the issuance of an FEIS before making a decision. Once the 30-day period has elapsed, FERC may then issue an order on the applications.

The FERC Notice of the FEIS and the FEIS itself can be accessed at the links below.

MLNG Environmental Attributes

In line with LNGL's Business Principles regarding the environment, the Company is proud to highlight these unique environmental attributes arising from the MLNG project development.

- The MLNG project will restore up to 300 acres of wetlands in SW Louisiana, enhancing the region's flood protection and restoring indigenous marsh habitat.

- The 8 mtpa or greater MLNG project will be sited on a 115-acre parcel, setting a new benchmark for the minimisation of land use for LNG projects in the US and the world, while still fully satisfying the stringent US safety and security regulations.

- The efficiency of the OSMR technology allows the MLNG project to achieve a lower emission profile per tonne of LNG produced relative to traditional industry applications.

LNGL's Managing Director and CEO, Mr. Maurice Brand said, "We are very pleased with our progress in the FERC regulatory process since we filed our application on April 30, 2014. We look forward to FERC's approval of the project in the near future. The receipt of the FERC approval is one of the important steps to move the Magnolia LNG project through to Financial Close."

The FERC Notice of the FEIS and the FEIS itself can be accessed at:

About Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd:

Limited Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) (ASX:LNG) (OTCMKTS:LNGLY) is an ASX listed company focused on development of mid-scale LNG plants. LNGL's business strategy aims to deliver lower capital and operating costs, faster construction timelines and improved efficiency, relative to larger traditional LNG projects. LNGL's portfolio includes 100% ownership in Magnolia LNG LLC, Bear Head LNG Corporation, Gladstone LNG Pty Ltd, and LNG Technology Pty Ltd, which owns and develops the OSMR(R) LNG liquefaction process.


Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd


Mr. Maurice Brand
Managing Director & CEO
LNG Limited
T: +61 8 9366 3700

Mr. John Baguley
Chief Operating Officer
Magnolia LNG LLC
T: +1 713 815 6940

Mr. Mike Mott
Chief Financial Officer
LNG Limited
T: +1 713 815 6909

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd
T: +61 8 9366 3700
F: +61 8 9366 3799

Source: ABN/Asia Business Newswire (November 15, 2015 - 5:27 PM EST)

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