Tolling models keep price risk away from US LNG terminal operators

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Blind-sighted by the US shale gas revolution, a flurry of developers have been seeking to export LNG from the lower 48 states even though much of this capacity is not needed. On the flip-side, idled US regas facilities look like ‘sunk costs – but not quite: Cheniere Energy still gets paid for contracted regas slots, even if customers do not actually use it. 

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