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Energy Export Measures Gain Momentum

As Congress wraps up its final days of activity prior to the August recess — which runs from July 30 (House) or Aug. 7 (Senate) to Sept. 7 — both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee are developing broad bipartisan energy packages. The Senate bill, which has been released in draft […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., Energy Security, Legislation, U.S. House, U.S. Senate

ANGA Releases LNG Exports White Paper

America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), released a white paper on April 16, “encouraging US policymakers to move expeditiously to approve terminals that allow for LNG exports.” ANGA President and CEO Marty Durbin said: “The paper, Carpe Diem: LNG Exports Are America’s Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity (PDF), paints a compelling picture of a US energy resource that is poised […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., D.O.E., Export License

Senate Energy Committee Holds LNG Hearing

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and her colleagues on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning on S. 33, The LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act. Sponsored by Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and a bipartisan group of ten other senators (five Democrats and five Republicans). Following opening […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., Atlantic Council, Congress, D.O.E., Export License, Legislation, N.A.M., U.S. Senate

API and ANGA Praise House Action on H.R. 351

The American Petroleum Institute’s Erik Milito, cheered the bill’s passage: “Today’s strong vote, to be followed by a Senate hearing Thursday, shows that lawmakers are working fast to secure America’s competitiveness as an energy superpower. This is a top priority for the new Congress because LNG exports represent a clear-cut, bipartisan opportunity to increase domestic […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., A.P.I., Congress, Legislation, U.S. House

Bipartisan LNG Export Bill Introduced in Senate

Congressional rules specify that bills introduced in one Congress die when the Senate and House of Representatives adjourn sine die. Thus, the LNG export bills from the 113th Congress had to be reintroduced when the 114th Congress convened. Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY), Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and six others—three Republicans and three Democrats—introduced S. 33 on […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., Congress, Export License, U.S. Senate

Rep. Turner Reintroduces LNG Bill in House

On Tue. Jan. 13, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) reintroduced his bill to expedite U.S. natural gas exports to World Trade Organization (WTO) countries. Cosponsored by 34 other House members, H.R. 287, is similar to legislation Turner authored in the 113th Congress. Upon introduction, the bill was sent to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Commenting […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., Congress, Export License, U.S. House

Senate Energy Holds Gas Oversight Hearing

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this afternoon, June 19, to consider how to harness U. S. natural gas—a game-changing resource—“for export, domestic consumption, and transportation fuel.” The hearing was webcast by the committee and has been archived on their website: Click Here. Not unexpectedly, much of the discussion focused on how […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., Congress, D.O.E., Europe, Export License, F.E.R.C., N.A.T.O., Oversight, Think Tanks, U.S. Senate, W.T.O.

Poland’s Under Secretary of State in US

Poland’s Under Secretary of State for Non-European Policy and Economic Diplomacy, Katarzyna Kacperczyk, was in the United States March 31-April 1, where she held talks on energy security, cooperation in gas extraction and exploitation, support for reforms in Ukraine, and energy solidarity. At a private event hosted by the Atlantic Council, she said: “We should […]

Categories: A.N.G.A., Atlantic Council, Cove Point, D.O.E., D.O.S., Poland

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