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Moniz and Energy Exports at House Hearing

The Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing this afternoon (Feb. 11) to discuss—among other subjects—the administration’s budget request for the Department of Energy (DOE) for Fiscal Year 2016. The sole witness was Dr. Ernest Moniz, the Secretary of Energy. Three exchanges between leading energy export proponents on […]

Categories: D.O.E., Export License, Oil Exports, Oversight, U.S. House

Markey to Hold Second SFRC Hearing

The subpanel of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) which is chaired by LNG exports skeptic Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), will hold a hearing on Tues. July 22 entitled: U.S. Security Implications of International Energy and Climate Policies and Issues. Markey, who did not attend the July 8 SFRC hearing on Renewed Focus on European […]

Categories: Climate Change, Oversight, U.S. Senate

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 The hearing was webcast by the committee and has been archived on their website: Click Here.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 Ways & Means LNG Hearing

The Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee held an oversight hearing today on the “Trade Implications of U.S. Energy Policy and the Export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).” Four witnesses appeared in person to testify: Matthew J. Klaben for the National Association of Manufacturers. Judy Hawley, Port of Corpus Christi, Texas. Daniel […]

Categories: Export License, Oversight, U.S. House

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, D.O.E., Export License, Jordan Cove, Oversight, U.S. House

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