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China
December 13, 2019

Praise for Phase I Trade Deal

Phase I U.S.-China Trade Deal – Movement in the Right Direction for LNG WASHINGTON — Dec. 13, 2019 —The United States and China have announced a “Phase I” trade deal that resolves some of the issues in dispute between the two nations. Fred H. Hutchison, President & CEO of LNG Allies, issued the following statement […]

Infrastructure
April 10, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Executive Order

WASHINGTON — April 10, 2019—Today near Houston, Texas—America’s energy capital—President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) to “promote energy infrastructure and economic growth.” Part of this EO would jump start the rule-making process to update the regulatory framework under which the U.S. Department of Transportation regulates liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. This is […]

FERC
September 12, 2018

Letter to President on FERC Replacement

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: LNG Allies represents several companies with applications pending before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to build U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities. We are, therefore, very supportive of your administration’s commitment to keep FERC operating with a full […]

Tariffs
March 14, 2018

Letter to Sec. Ross on Steel Tariffs

The Honorable Wilbur Ross Secretary of Commerce 1401 Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC 20230 Dear Mr. Secretary: LNG Allies represents companies involved in the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States. We write today to respectfully request that the Department of Commerce issue an exemption for all imported steel products used in […]

President
March 1, 2018

Letter to President on Steel Tariffs

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Donald J. Trump: LNG Allies represents companies involved in the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States. We greatly appreciate your administration’s strong support for the LNG industry, which as you know, is creating U.S. jobs and economic […]

DOE
April 20, 2017

White House Will Permit More LNG

Gary Cohn, director of the Trump administration’s National Economic Council, participated in the IIF 2017 Washington Policy Summit on Apr. 20. Cohn (a former Goldman Sachs Group president) made statements concerning the policy of the White House with respect to U.S. LNG exports. Bloomberg has posted a three minute video of Cohn’s Apr. 20 remarks, […]

Congress
August 31, 2016

LNG Legislative Endgame Nears

Congress is currently on an extended summer break, which lasts through Labor Day, Sept. 5. This hiatus provides an opportune opportunity to reflect upon where the LNG exports legislation stands before the 114th Congress enters the legislative “homestretch.” As readers of Congress Blog are well aware, bills have been pending for several years to bring […]

Congress
January 28, 2015

House Passes LNG Exports Bill

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 351, the ‘‘LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act’’ earlier today (Wed. Jan. 28) by a recorded vote of 277 to 133. Of the 410 members present and voting, 236 Republicans and 41 Democrats voted for the bill. One Republican and 132 Democrats voted no. In the White House daily […]

Legislation
January 7, 2015

Old Opponents Continue to Oppose LNG Exports

The Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) sent a letter to President Obama on Tue. Jan. 06 urging him and his administration to not support any action that would expedite LNG exports. IECA specifically asked the President to: (1) refrain from any further approvals of applications to export LNG to non-FTA countries; (2) veto any […]

DOE
May 24, 2014

Two Months Between Decisions is Too Long

Today, May 24, marks the two month anniversary of the last natural gas export application approved by the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE). At this rate (about six decisions per year) and assuming that the next decision is imminent, it will take DOE at least four more years to dispose of the 24 applications now […]

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