The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Ferc) has released a draft environmental impact statement clearing the construction of a pair of pipelines to Tellurian’s proposed Driftwood liquefied natural gas export facility in Louisiana.

Tellurian subsidiary Driftwood Pipeline requested permission to build a pair of 42-inch diameter natural gas pipelines — known as Line 200 and Line 300 — to the LNG export facility.

Line 200 would run 36.9 miles (59.4 kilometres) and Line 300 would run 30.8