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Senate Defeats Cruz LNG Amendment

The Senate voted today to reject an amendment offered by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) that would have put LNG exports to World Trade Organization members nations on the same legal footing as those destined for nations that have free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States. As Jennifer Dlouhy wrote in the Houston Chronicle: “Current […]

Categories: Congress, Legislation, U.S. Senate, W.T.O.

Barrasso May Offer LNG Amendment on Sept. 18

In late breaking news, E&E’s Greenwire reports: “When the Senate Foreign Relations Committee meets to mark up a new package of sanctions aimed at Russia’s energy sector, Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) plans to use the opportunity to further his argument that LNG exports should be used as a foreign policy tool. […] The Barrasso amendment […]

Categories: Legislation, U.S. Senate, W.T.O.

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 The hearing was webcast by the committee and has been archived on their website: Click Here.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.

House Subcommittee Reports H.R. 6

The Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee met today and with minimal debate ordered H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, reported to the full Energy and Commerce Committee by a party-line vote of 15 to 11, with Republicans favoring the move and Democrats opposing it. Opening statements by […]

Categories: A.P.I., Congress, Export License, U.S. House, W.T.O.

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