UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY







HPL GAS COMPANY

FE DOCKET NO. 91-108-NG






ORDER VACATING NATURAL GAS

EXPORT AUTHORIZATION










DOE/FE ORDER NO. 591-A

















On March 16, 1992, the Department of Energy (DOE) granted blanket authorization to HPL Gas Company (HPL) in DOE/FE Order No. 591 (Order 591) (1 FE ¶ 70,550) to export up to 275 Bcf of natural gas to Mexico over a two-year period beginning on the date of first delivery. This authorization has never been activated. On August 27, 1997, HPL requested that the authorization granted in Order 591 be vacated. Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, the authorization to export natural gas granted by Order 591 is hereby vacated.

Issued in Washington, D.C., on September 15, 1997.


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Wayne E. Peters
Manager, Natural Gas Regulation
Office of Natural Gas & Petroleum
Import and Export Activities
Office of Fossil Energy