Documents Relating to Liquefied Natural Gas

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Energy Commission Documents and Presentations

Policy Documents

2007 Final Natural Gas Market Assessment, Staff Report. Publication # CEC-200-2007-009-SF.
On Line September 11, 2008 (Acrobat PDF file, 201 pages, 1.37 MB).

Proceeding regarding the 2007 Integrated Energy Policy Report.

2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report.

Safety Advisory Report, on the Proposed Sound Energy Solutions Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal at the Port of Long Beach, California. Publication # CEC-600-2005-033. Includes Cover Letter. On line: September 7, 2005. (Acrobat PDF file, 38 pages, 644 kb).

International and National Efforts to Address the Safety and Security Risks of Importing Liquefied Natural Gas: A Compendium, Consultant Report. Publication # CEC-600-2005-002. On line: March 23, 2005. (Acrobat PDF file, 84 pages, 588 kb).

Natural Gas Assessment Update, Staff Report. Publication # CEC-600-2005-003. On line: February 11, 2005. (Acrobat PDF file, 35 pages, 980 kb).

2003 Integrated Energy Policy Report, adopted November 12, 2003. Energy Commission Docket #02-IEP-01.

Electricity and Natural Gas Assessment (subsidiary report, adopted November 12, 2003, for Integrated Energy Policy Report), publication # 100-03-014.

Other Energy Commission Documents

The Outlook for Global Trade in Liquefied Natural Gas - Projections to the Year 2020, consultant report. Publication # CEC-200-2007-017. (PDF file, 55 pages, 755 kb).

"Testimony Before California State Lands Commission on BHP Billiton Cabrillo Port LNG", testimony by Pat Perez, Manager - Special Projects Office, California Energy Commission, before the California State Lands Commission Hearing on BHP Billiton Cabrillo Port Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application Performing Arts and Convention Center, Oxnard, California, April 9, 2007. Publication # CEC-999-2007-018. (PDF file, 4 pages, 84 kb).

"Licensing Status of California LNG Proposals", Presentation by Pat Perez, Manager, Special Projects Office, California Energy Commission to the West Coast Regional Coastal Management Meeting of the Bay Conservation and Development Commission in San Francisco, January 25, 2007. Publication # CEC-999-2001-002. (PDF file, 14 pages, 444 kb).

"LNG's Role for Expanding Natural Gas Supplies and Update on West Coast Projects" presentation by Pat Perez, Manager, Special Projects Office, to West Coast PTTC Workshop, Valencia, California, September 21, 2006. Publication # CEC-999-2006-017, posted 9/21/06. (PDF file, 42 pages, 2.9 MB).

"LNG's Role for Expanding Natural Gas Supplies", presentation by Pat Perez, Manager, Special Projects Office, California Energy Commission. Presented to: Prevention First 2006, An Onshore and Offshore Pollution Prevention, Symposium & Technology Exhibition, September 12-13, 2006, Long Beach, California. (PDF file, 38 pages, 3.4 mb)

"LNG Permitting and Environmental Review: The View from California" - presentation by Kevin Kennedy, Ph.D., California Energy Commission before the U.S. Department of Energy Liquefied Natural Gas Forum, Los Angeles, California, June 1, 2006. (Acrobat PDF file, 20 pages, 240 kb)

"2006 LNG Senate Budget Hearing" - presentation by Chairman Joseph Desmond March 6, 2006. (Acrobat PDF file, 19 pgs. 300 kb)

Hand Out by Chairman Joseph Desmond at California Senate Budget Subcommittee # 2, Hearing March 6, 2006. - Presentation original given by Chairman on October 27, 2005. (Acrobat PDF file, 9 pages, 419 kb)

California's Role in the West Coast and Pacific Basin LNG Markets - Presentation given by Pat Perez, Manager Special Projects Office, California Energy Commission, at the "LNG Asia Pacific 2006 Event" on February 13, 2006, in Seoul, South Korea. (Acrobat PDF file, 956 kb, ID # CEC-999-2006-001)

LNG Access Workshop Summary of Presentations Consultant Report. Publication # CEC-600-2005-039. On line: December 30, 2005. (Acrobat PDF file, 30 pages, 200 kb). (LNG Issues Proceeding Docket # 05-LNG-1)

California Energy Commission Comments to FERC on the Draft Enviromental Impact Statement, dated December 8, 2005. (PDF file, 42 pages, 1.9 MB)

"LNG: Meeting California's Energy Needs", presentation by David Maul, California Energy Commission, to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Project Workshop on April 30, 2004. (PDF file, 42 pages, 1.5 MB - note file size!).

"Staff Update on Liquefied Natural Gas", Acrobat PDF of presentation by David Maul, Manager, Natural Gas Office, California Energy Commission, February 24, 2004. (PDF file, 60 pages, 2.4 MB - note file size!).

"Where Does LNG Fit In? A California Perspective", Acrobat PDF of presentation by Chairman William J. Keese, January 30, 2004. Presented at the Institute of the Americas Conference, LNG 2004: Supply, Demand, Market Change and Financing (PDF file, 14 pages, 2.8 MB - note file size!).

"LNG: Can It Work for California?", Acrobat PDF of presentation by David Maul, Manager, Natural Gas Office, California Energy Commission, January 30, 2004. Presented at the Institute of the Americas Conference, LNG 2004: Supply, Demand, Market Change and Financing (PDF file, 26 pages, 1.0 MB - note file size!).

"LNG Overview, Acrobat PDF of presentation by David Maul, Manager, Natural Gas Office, California Energy Commission, September 3, 2003. (PDF file, 53 pages, 1.1 MB - note file size!).

Liquefied Natural Gas in California: History, Risks, and Siting, Staff White Paper. Publication # 700-03-005. Online: July 17, 2003 (PDF file, 26 pages, 340 kb).

"Overcoming Obstacles to Land LNG", PowerPoint presentation by David Maul, Manager, Natural Gas Office, California Energy Commission, April 25, 2003, at the "LNG: When East Meets West Zeus Development Conference" in Long Beach, CA. Placed on line: April 29, 2003. (Microsoft PowerPoint, 60 kb).


Other Agencies' Documents and Presentations

Press Release from California Public Utilities Commission on November 1, 2007. PUC to examine procurement to ensure adequate supply of natural gas at reasonable costs for California. Posted November 8, 2007. (PDF file, 2 pages, 36 KB).

Trunkline LNG Lake Charles Terminal Site Visit - California State Lands Commission.
(PDF file, 46 pages, 15.2 MB).

Liquified Natural Gas Marine Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (Lngtems) - California State Lands Commission. Dated: November 2007. (PDF file, 17 pages, 93 KB).

Opening Remarks of Joseph Desmond, Undersecretary of Energy Affairs, California Resources Agency to the U.S. Department of Energy Liquefied Natural Gas Forum, Los Angeles, California, June 1, 2006. (Acrobat PDF file, 3 pages, 64 kb)

Guidance on Risk Analysis and Safety Implications of a Large Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Spill Over Water, Sandia National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, December 2004. (PDF file, 167 pages, 1.7 MB - note size.)

U.S. LNG Markets and Uses: June 2004 Update - Energy Information Administration. (PDF file, 19 pages, 728 kiloibytes).

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal: Siting, Safety and Regulation - Congressional Research Services Report for U.S. Congress, January 2004, updated May 2004. (PDF file, 32 pages, 144 kb).

Consequences Assessment Methods for Incidents Involving Releases From Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers, ABSG Consulting Inc. for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, May 2004 (PDF file, 128 pages, 811 kiloibytes).

"Legislative Staff Briefing", Acrobat PDF of February 24, 2004, presentation by Bud Leland, California Department of Fish and Game. (PDF file, 15 pages, 870 kiloibytes).

"Navigational Safety & Environmental Issues", Acrobat PDF of February 24, 2004, presentation by Eric Larson, California Department of Fish and Game. (PDF file, 9 pages, 549 kiloibytes).

The Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market: Status & Outlook, Energy Information Administration, December 2003 (PDF file, 82 pages, 828 kiloibytes).

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Infrastructure Security: Background and Issues for Congress, - Congressional Research Services report for U.S. Congress, September 2003. (PDF file, 9 pages, 549 kiloibytes).


Non-Profit and Academic Organizations' Documents and Presentations

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Stanford Energy Modeling Forum
(www.stanford.edu/group/EMF/)

Price and Trade in a Globalizing Natural Gas Market (Acrobat PDF, 26 pages, 843 kb), Hillard Huntington Presentation to LNG Interagency Working Group, September 20, 2007.

University of Delaware, Graduate College of Marine Studies
(www.ocean.udel.edu/)

LNG Tankers and Air Emissions (Acrobat PDF, 15 pages, 1.37 mb ), James Corbett, P.E., Ph.D., Assistant Professor Marine Policy Program, presentation to LNG Interagency Working Group, October 5, 2006.

Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies (CEERT)
(www.ceert.org)

Natural Gas: The Next Energy Crisis (Acrobat PDF, 23 pages, 192 kb), Rich Ferguson, Ph.D., Research Director, CEERT. September 2003.


Center for Energy Economics (CEE) at the Bureau of Economic Geology, the University of Texas at Austin. (previously known as the Institute for Energy, Law & Enterprise - IELE )
(www.beg.utexas.edu/energyecon/lng)

The Role of LNG in North American Natural Gas Supply and Demand (Acrobat PDF, 107 pages, 2.4 MB), Center for Energy Economics at Bureau of Economic Geology, the University of Texas at Austin. September 2004.

Introduction to LNG (Acrobat PDF, 33 pages, 815 kb), Center for Energy Economics at Bureau of Economic Geology, the University of Texas at Austin. January 2003.

LNG Safety and Security (Acrobat PDF, 81 pages, 1.7 MB), Center for Energy Economics at the Bureau of Economic Geology, the University of Texas at Austin. October 2003.


Other Presentations

Life Cycle Assessment of GHG Emissions from LNG and Coal Fired Generation Scenarios: Assumptions and Results, (Acrobat PDF, 18 pages, 148 KB), Center for Liquefied Natural Gas, February 3, 2009.

Navy's Point Mugu Sea Range and Potential Impacts from Oceanway, (Acrobat PDF, 18 pages, 721 KB), Tony Parisi, Presentation to LNG Inter agency Working Group, September 20, 2007.

Prometheus Energy, California LNG Projects, K. Erik Montague, Presentation to LNG Inter agency Working Group, July 26, 2007. (Acrobat PDF, 14 pages, 580 KB)

LNG Smart Air Vaporization Ned Baudat and Brad Hubbard, P.E., Presentation to LNG Inter agency Working Group, December 7, 2006. (Acrobat PDF, 22 pages, 2.43 MB)