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EU Green Deal
May 22, 2020

Eight EU Countries Back Gas During Transition

EU Green Deal: Eight EU States Back ‘Natural Gas’ In Net-Zero Transition (EURACTIV) Frédéric Simon (May 22): In a joint paper, a group of eight EU nations calls for “combined electricity – gas solutions” in the transition to net-zero emissions by 2050. “A transition based solely on renewable energy sources does not consider the need […]

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 […]

Baltic Nations
July 11, 2017

LNG – Center of Trump’s Energy Plan

It is entirely fitting that the Trump administration’s current policy focus, “energy week,” is largely centered on American energy exports, particularly liquefied natural gas (LNG). After all, the U.S. LNG story is one of the most significant global energy developments of 2017. The United States now has one major operational LNG export terminal, five others […]

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, […]

Congress
March 18, 2016

The Essence of a Deal

The Hon. Charles D. McConnell and Fred H. Hutchison Although we’re not even a full quarter into 2016, this year is shaping up to be the most momentous in decades, and we’re not talking just about the elections. We’re also talking about American energy exports. Since the beginning of the year, tankers laden with U.S. […]

Congress
January 29, 2016

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 […]

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
February 27, 2015

Neverovič Delivers Colo. Keynote Address

Jaroslav Neverovič Former Energy Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Keynote Address (Abbreviated) West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association Annual Banquet Grand Junction, Colorado February 27, 2015 Thank you for that warm introduction and for the great honor of serving as your keynote speaker at this important meeting. I stand before you tonight knowing […]

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