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White House Will Permit More LNG

Gary Cohn, director of the Trump administration’s National Economic Council, participated in the IIF 2017 Washington Policy Summit on Apr. 20. Cohn (a former Goldman Sachs Group president) made statements concerning the policy of the White House with respect to U.S. LNG exports. Bloomberg has posted a three minute video of Cohn’s Apr. 20 remarks, […]

Categories: D.O.E., Export License, Jordan Cove, White House

LNG Legislation Still Matters

Sometimes on the public policy battlefield it makes sense to lay down your non-lethal weapons (such as bulleted one-pagers and email-tracked vehicles) and declare victory. However, with regard to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) legislation, that time has not yet come (despite last week’s electoral results). For reasons outlined below, the U.S. LNG export community […]

Categories: Congress, Czech Republic, DOE Queue, Estonia, Europe, Export License, Hungary, Latvia, Legislation, Lithuania, LNG Allies, Our Energy Moment, Poland, Slovak Republic, U.S. House, U.S. Senate

Senate Energy Bill Remains Stalled

Having failed to reach accommodation on the Flint, Mich., drinking water issue, the U.S. Senate has not resumed debate on S. 2012, the bipartisan energy bill, with its provisions to expedite the Department of Energy’s (DOE) decisions on U.S. LNG export licenses. The Senate is off this week for the President’s Day recess. The following short […]

Categories: D.O.E., Export License, U.S. Senate

Comment Period on LNG Studies Closes

DOE issued a Federal Register Notice on Dec. 28, 2015, that requested comments from interested parties on two studies examining the economic impacts of increased U.S. LNG exports between 12 and 20 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/day): Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets, U.S. Energy Information Administration, […]

Categories: D.O.E., E.I.A., Export License, Rice University

Why Set LNG Permitting Deadlines?

Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act prohibits the export of natural gas — including liquefied natural gas (LNG)—to a foreign country without prior approval from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): Applications to export U.S. LNG to nations with Free Trade Agreements with the United States that “include the national treatment of natural gas” must be […]

Categories: Cheniere - Corpus Christi, Cheniere - Sabine Pass, Cove Point, D.O.E., Export License, U.S. House, U.S. Senate

Senate Debate on Energy Bill Resumes

Despite the blizzard that paralyzed Washington, DC, last week (we’re “paralyzed” by an inch of snow, so two to three feet triggered lots of chaos), the U. S. Senate began debate on S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act, aka the Bipartisan Energy bill. Floor action resumes later today and the Senate leadership has announced that […]

Categories: Congress, D.O.E., Export License, U.S. Senate

EU Envoys Support LNG Export Measures

As promised, here is a readout from the news conference that LNG Allies facilitated in the National Press Club on Jan. 29 where ambassadors from Croatia, Czech Republic, Latvia, and Lithuania as well as the Deputy Chief of Mission from the Polish Embassy told reporters why their nations continue to be supportive of measures that […]

Categories: Congress, Croatia, Czech Republic, D.O.E., Export License, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, 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

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