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Enforcement Action Details

LAKE CHARLES LNG COMPANY, LLC

Case CPF 420173002

This report lists key information pertaining to a particular enforcement case (1). For cases initiated after January 1, 2007, electronic files of PHMSA's initial notice letter, the operator's initial response letter (if any), and PHMSA's Final Order (if an Order is issued) are provided. PHMSA only issues Final Orders in certain situations. For example, Final Orders are not issued for Warning Letters and most Notices of Amendment.

Case Summary 
Operator LAKE CHARLES LNG COMPANY, LLC
Case Number 420173002
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Item
Subject(s) Corrosion Control - LNG Facilities
Fire Protection - LNG Facilities
Personnel Qualifications and Training - LNG Facilities (withdrawn)
Security - LNG Facilities
Region Southwest
Date Opened 02/21/17
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $32,400
Assessed Civil Penalty $32,400
Collected Civil Penalty $32,400
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 12/02/19
Date Closed 11/09/20

The Response Options for Pipeline Operators in Compliance Proceedings provides a more detailed description of an operator's options in responding to enforcement cases. This document accompanies all NOPV and NOA letters. The document linked here is the current version. The corresponding document at the time the case was opened may differ from the current version.

The set of documents provided here may be incomplete.

NameSizeNotes
fileglyph420173002_Closure Letter_11092020.pdf 220 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_Closure Letter_11092020_text.pdf 67 KB accessible version
fileglyph420173002_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_04272020.pdf 254 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_Decision on Petition for Reconsideration_04272020_text.pdf 125 KB accessible version
fileglyph420173002_Final Order_12022019.pdf 1,669 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_Final Order_12022019_text.pdf 177 KB accessible version
fileglyph420173002_NOPV PCP PCO_02212017.pdf 160 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_NOPV PCP PCO_02212017_text.pdf 154 KB accessible version
fileglyph420173002_Operator Petition for Reconsideration and Request for Stay_12232019.pdf 330 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_Operator Pre-Hearing Submittal_09222017.pdf 176 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_Operator Response to Notice and Request for Hearing_03222017.pdf 169 KB scanned version
fileglyph420173002_Operator_Post-Hearing_Brief_11032017.pdf 113 KB scanned version

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Sources

  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) for the Pipeline Safety Enforcement Tracking System as of April 8, 2021.

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