On November 9th, 2017 Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG submitted a request to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for authorization to export commissioning volumes from the Dominion Energy Cove Point export project. Dominion requested the authorization be granted by November 15, 2017.
Dominion Energy Cove Point is located near Lusby, Maryland. The export facility will consist of one LNG train with a design nameplate outlet capacity of 5.25 Mtpa. Cove Point has authorization from the United States Department of Energy to export up to 0.77 Bcf/d of natural gas.
In October, 2017 Dominion stated the company expects the export facility to be in service by the end of 2017.