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CLNG Comments on DOE’s Proposed Changes in Procedure for Review of LNG Export Applications

Washington, D.C.: The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) submitted three sets of comments to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Friday, July 18 on the agency’s proposed changes in procedure for reviewing applications to export LNG. CLNG’s comments also addressed the potential inclusion of the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) reports on the [...]

CLNG Applauds the Passage of H.R. 6

Washington, D.C.: Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act” by a vote of 266 to 150.  The bill brings regulatory certainty to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) permitting process for liquefied natural gas exports by instating a 30-day decision deadline following a project’s National Environmental Policy [...]

LNG Exports Remain a Win-Win for U.S. Economy, Manufacturing, Environment

Washington, D.C.: Over the past few months the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas has written extensively about the widespread benefits that increased levels of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would have on the U.S. economy, manufacturing industry and national security, as well as global greenhouse benefits. In light of the consideration of H.R. 6 on the [...]

National Energy Technology Laboratory: Study on the Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the United States

The U.S Department of Energy recently released a study conducted by the National Energy Technology Laboratory which found that U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to Europe and Asia would significantly reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. While it was previously known that increased natural gas usage could help the U.S. reduce its own GHG [...]

CLNG Responds to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing on LNG Exports

Washington, D.C.: Following today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, “How to harness a game-changing resource for export, domestic consumption, and transportation fuel”, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas President Bill Cooper issued this statement: “As evidenced by today’s hearing, the United States has the natural gas resources and economic ability to meet our domestic [...]

Washington Post LTE: A strong argument for exporting liquefied natural gas

A strong argument for exporting liquefied natural gas 13 June 2014 The June 10 Economy & Business article “Report casts doubt on clean-gas argument” missed the main conclusion of an Energy Department report on the life cycle greenhouse-gas emissions of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. That conclusion stated that, in the majority of scenarios [...]

CLNG President Responds to Proposed Changes to LNG Export Decision Process

Today the Department of Energy (DOE) announced proposed changes in its process for evaluating liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications.  In addition to several new studies, under the proposed changes DOE would issue a final public interest determinations only after environmental reviews from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) are complete, instead of the current [...]

ICYMI: CNBC: Time to act on energy exports

Note: Former Secretaries of Energy Spencer Abraham and Bill Richardson argue that immediately approving LNG export applications pending at the Department of Energy would demonstrate the United States’ commitment to energy leadership on the world stage. Time to act on energy exports By Spencer Abraham and Bill Richardson May 14, 2014 The pace of approvals [...]

ICYMI: CLNG’s Bill Cooper for Roll Call: LNG Exports: An Opportunity for America

LNG Exports: An Opportunity for America By Bill Cooper May 7, 2014 Last week, in a welcome display of bipartisan achievement, the House Energy & Commerce Committee reported HR 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, to the House floor. The bill, as amended by the Committee, demonstrated significant compromise, and the Committee’s bipartisan [...]

What They’re Saying: Labor Groups Support LNG Exports

Exporting American liquefied natural gas (LNG) is one of the most promising economic opportunities of the shale revolution. LNG exports will help reduce our trade deficit, increase government tax revenues, grow the economy, and support millions of U.S. jobs in engineering, manufacturing, construction and facility operations. In an effort to deliver these benefits to the [...]