Campaign Contributions to Federal
Candidates and Amount Spent Lobbying the
Federal Government By Major Developers
of Proposed LNG Projects Since 2001

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Company

LNG Facilities Being Developed

   Total Contributions 

% to GOP

Lobbying Expenses 

Amerada Hess/ Poten & Partners Weaver's Cove (Fall River, Mass.)    $178,520

9%

   $2,540,000
BP Crown Landing (NJ); Bay Crossing/Pelican Island (Galveston, TX)     831,636

68%

   11,284,000
Cheniere Energy Freeport, TX; Sabine, LA; Corpus Christi, TX; Creole Trail (LA)    60,400

43%

 460,000
ChevronTexaco Casotte Landing (Pascagoula, MS); Port Pelican (Gulf of Mexico)     1,871,223

77%

   17,459,296
ConocoPhillips Sound Energy Solutions (w/ Mitsubishi, in Long Beach, CA); Gulf of Mexico (Compass Port - off AL and MS; Beacon Port, off TX and LA)     858,075

84%

 7,448,150
Dee S. Osborne Gulf LNG Energy (LNG Clean Energy Project, Pascagoula, MS)     139,658

99%

 -  
Dominion Resources Cove Point, Maryland (expansion)     2,036,804

68%

 1,900,000
Downeast LNG Maine    500

0%

 -  
El Paso Corp Elba Island, Georgia (Southern LNG)     2,114,693

78%

 5,203,226
Excelerate Energy Offshore MA - Excelerate was founded by Oklahoma investor George Kaiser    49,950

1%

 -  
ExxonMobil Golden Pass LNG (Sabine, TX); Vista Del Sol (Corpus Christi, TX); Pearl Crossing (off-shore LA)     2,190,342

90%

   29,745,717
Freeport-McMoRan Venice, Louisiana     368,578

79%

 965,000
JP Morgan Chase  Haddington Ventures, which runs Gulf Coast LNG, which is proposing Calhoun LNG (Port Lavaca, TX)     4,256,106

46%

 1,341,300
Northern Star LNG / Crystal Energy Northern Star LNG (with Babcock & Brown as a partner) in OR; Clearwater Port (developed by Crystal Energy, with backing from Small Ventures USA (Founder and Owner - William Perkins III) and RAM Energy Trading.     249,404

87%

 100,000
Occidental Corpus Christi, Texas     1,095,820

75%

 8,258,795
Sempra Energy Port Arthur, TX; Cameron LNG (formerly Hackberry, Louisiana LNG); Baja California, Mexico (partnership with Shell)     683,326

33%

 7,845,901
Shell Broadwater (partnership with TransCanada, Long Island, NY); Baja California, Mexico (partnership with Sempra)     421,059

56%

   16,919,540
Southern Union Trunkline LNG in Louisiana    41,816

49%

 -  
Westgate Capital OK-based Westgate controls Quoddy Bay, which has partnered with Maine's Passamaquoddy Tribe to build the Pleasant Point LNG facility    6,500

100%

 -  
Suez (Tractebel) Neptune LNG (offshore Boston)    40,634

64%

 820,000
TOTAL    $17,495,044

67%

  $112,290,925