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EU Green Deal
June 25, 2020

No Fossil Gas in Green Transition Fund

EU Green Deal: Green Transition Fund Will Not Pay for Nuclear or Fossil Gas (Reuters) Kate Abnett (June 25): EU countries agreed on Wed. (June 24) that the bloc’s flagship fund to wean regions off fossil fuels should not finance nuclear or natural gas projects, despite calls from some Eastern EU countries for gas to […]

European Union
June 24, 2020

LNG in EU Transition

LNG Can Play Key Role in Europe’s Energy Transition (The EU Parliament Magazine) Zdzisław Krasnodebski, MEP (June 24): LNG is playing an increasingly important role on Europe’s energy landscape. Over the last two years, LNG imports to the EU have doubled, while its share of total EU gas imports has increased from 12% in 2018 […]

Transatlantic Cooperation
March 19, 2018

Transatlantic Energy Security Forum

Third Transatlantic Energy Security Forum Held in Houston LNG Allies organized the Third Transatlantic Energy Security Forum (TESF III) at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Mon. March 19. Nearly 100 participants attended this half day conference which focused on the progress that U.S. LNG exporters and natural gas importers and end-users had made since […]

API
November 22, 2016

Recent LNG Developments

Congress is now in recess for the Thanksgiving holiday, with both chambers scheduled to reconvene early during the week of Nov. 28 to pass another stop-gap government funding bill and to address a few other matters. One item still on the agenda is the legislation that would set a new statutory deadline on the Department […]

Congress
November 18, 2016

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 […]

Congress
November 14, 2016

Seven Ambassadors Support USLNG Action

On Mon. Nov. 14, seven ambassadors from Central and Eastern Europe sent joint letters to congressional leaders, calling on them to “continue working towards the goal of enacting LNG legislation still in 2016.” The effort was spearheaded by the Embassy of Poland and the letters were signed by ambassadors from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, […]

Energy Security
February 16, 2016

Beginning of the Beginning

In the current global energy price environment, it is difficult to see the ocean for the waves. But, the likely confluence of events this month—release of the European Commission’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy on Feb. 16 and the first exports of LNG from the continental United States since the early 1960s—provide an opportune time […]

A.T. Kearney
November 4, 2015

Europe-US LNG Roundtable II

LNG Allies and our partners and financial supporters held a second Europe-US LNG Roundtable in early November, bringing together representatives from six of North America’s LNG exporting companies and six major European gas consumers and more than 70 observers. The session, held on Capitol Hill during the afternoon of Nov. 04, built upon the progress made […]

API
October 13, 2015

Momentous Time for Energy Trade/Security

It would be hard to overstate the significance of the last three weeks for those of us who care passionately about the future of transatlantic energy trade and security: Some 60 percent of the U.S. House of Representatives voted (Oct. 9) to approve bipartisan legislation to lift restrictions upon the export of U.S. crude oil. […]

Energy Security
July 18, 2015

Latvian Minister Addresses LNG Allies

At a breakfast seminar hosted by LNG Allies on Tues. July 14, Latvian Minister for Economic Affairs, Dana Reizniece-Ozola, spoke candidly of Latvia’s tenuously dependent energy position and the need for a full and transparent transition to open energy markets connecting the whole of the European Union (EU). Ms. Reizniece-Ozola, who assumed her cabinet portfolio […]

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