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[Public Notice 2012-0541]

Application for Final Commitment for a Long-Term Loan or Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 Million; 25 Day Comment Period

AGENCY: Export-Import Bank of the United States.
ACTION: Reason for Notice:This Notice is to inform the public, in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States ("Ex-Im Bank"), that Ex-Im Bank has received an application for final commitment for a long-term loan or financial guarantee in excess of $100 million (as calculated in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter). Comments received within the comment period specified below will be presented to the Ex-Im Bank Board of Directors prior to final action on this Transaction.


Purpose and Use:Brief description of the purpose of the transaction:

To support the export of U.S. services and equipment for the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Australia.

Brief non-proprietary description of the anticipated use of the items being exported:

Production of LNG.

To the extent that Ex-Im Bank is reasonably aware, the item(s) being exported are not likely to produce exports or provide services in competition with the exportation of goods or provision of services by a United States industry.

Parties:Principal Supplier: Bechtel International.

Obligor:BG Energy Holdings Limited.


Description of Items Being Exported:Engineering, procurement and constructions services, various chiller systems, valves, pumps, vessel, compressors and monitoring equipment.

Information on Decision:Information on the final decision for this transaction will be available in the "Summary Minutes of Meetings of Board of Directors" on

Confidential Information:Please note that this notice does not include confidential or proprietary business information; information which, if disclosed, would violate the Trade Secrets Act; or information which would jeopardize jobs in the United States by supplying information that competitors could use to compete with companies in the United States.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 11, 2012 to be assured of consideration before final consideration of the transaction by the Board of Directors of Ex-Im Bank.
ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted
Sharon A. Whitt, Agency Clearance Officer.