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Moniz Answers LNG Questions

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appeared before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday (April 3) ostensibly to address the President’s F.Y. 2015 DOE Budget Request, but ended up answering questions about the LNG export licensing program. During the hearing, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) said that he had reviewed the licenses that DOE had issued […]

Categories: Congress, DOE, Export License, Jordan Cove LNG, Oversight, US House

Moment, Momentous, and Momentum

Moment: A period of time. Momentous: An important moment. Momentum: Mass times velocity. For those of us who care passionately about helping America’s allies around the globe achieve greater fuel diversity, this has been a momentous week filled with “teachable” moments, leading to some real momentum. Now, as this extraordinary week draws to a close, […]

Categories: Congress, Export License, Hungary, Lithuania, US House, US Senate

Hungarian Embassy Reports on Orbán’s Visit

According to information published on the embassy’s website: “On a four day visit to Washington, Anita Orbán, Hungary’s Special Envoy for Energy Security made the case for U.S. LNG exports to lawmakers and decision makers in the administration. Testifying before the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, she argued that the United States should seize the […]

Categories: Hungary, US House

European Allies Plead for Expedited US LNG

Two Eastern European officials pleaded with the Senate and House of Representatives today to help expedite the flow of US natural gas into the world marketplace. The two Europeans —Jaroslav Neverovič, Energy Minister of the Republic of Lithuania, and Anita Orbán, Hungary’s Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security— delivered similar messages. Both urged Congress to work with the Obama […]

Categories: Congress, Energy Security, Hungary, Lithuania, US House, US Senate

Action on Many Fronts

The crisis in Ukraine has led representatives and senators of both political parties to consider what the United States could do to increase security throughout the region. One specific idea that seems to be at the top of many lists is for the United States to expedite the process whereby the U.S. Department of Energy […]

Categories: Congress, DOE, Ukraine, US House, US Senate, Visegrád Group, White House

Rep. Turner Addresses LNG Allies

Although the LNG Allies coalition has not launched officially, a dozen E.U. embassies and several U.S. natural gas industry representatives met today at the offices of Cornerstone Government Affairs on Capitol Hill to receive an update on congressional action on the LNG export issue and to meet the LNG Allies advocacy and communications team. Rep. […]

Categories: LNG Allies, US House

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Since Oct. 25, 1896, the New York Times has had a tagline that reads: “all the news that’s fit to print.” This motto has served that publication well for nearly a 120 years and we will also do our best to bring you all the news about LNG policy developments that’s fit to print. (And […]

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