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CLNG Welcomes New LNG Export Study

Report confirms that exports will create net benefits for economy Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) welcomes yesterday’s U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) report on liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, which was requested by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). While only the first chapter in a much wider macro-economic analysis, it further demonstrates the [...]

WSJ Op-ed: The American Solution to Europe’s Energy Woes

By Stephen Cheney, chief executive of the American Security Project The U.S. has more than enough natural-gas reserves to supply both domestic and international markets, and the Department of Energy has certified that natural-gas exports will reduce global greenhouse-gas emissions as LNG replaces coal. Ultimately, the most important reason to expedite export is that it [...]

ICYMI: E&E TV: Center for LNG’s Cooper talks of FERC approvals, future of project financing

Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper discussed recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approvals for LNG export projects and the need for greater regulatory certainty from the Department of Energy with Monica Trauzzi on E&E TV Friday. Watch the interview HERE. Monica Trauzzi: How many facilities — speaking about the U.S. more [...]

CLNG President Addresses the Growing Global Need for U.S. LNG

Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper released the following statement following President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko’s address to a joint session of Congress today: “The United States is in the fortuitous position of having enough natural gas resources to meet domestic demand and still sell some to our trading partners abroad. In [...]

CLNG President Applauds House Action on LNG Export Legislation, Urges Senate to Act Quickly

Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper issued the following statement ahead of a comprehensive package of energy legislation being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives, inclusive of Rep. Cory Gardner’s (R-Colo.) H.R. 6, “The Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act.” “CLNG applauds the continued bipartisan effort in the House of Representatives [...]

CLNG President Responds to Final DOE Authorization for Cameron LNG and Carib Energy

Washington, D.C.: Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued final authorizations for Cameron LNG and Carib Energy to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries without free trade agreements. Following the announcement, Center for LNG (CLNG) President Bill Cooper released the following statement: “CLNG congratulates Cameron LNG and Carib Energy on reaching this important milestone and [...]

CLNG’s Bill Cooper for Roll Call: As LNG Export Applications Languish at DOE, Time to Embrace Congressional Action

Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz noted to Roll Call that any further changes to the regulatory oversight of LNG export applications would have to come from congressional action. Acknowledging that export applicants have already been subjected to a moratorium on review, the compilation of multiple economic reports, two public comment periods, the creation of an [...]

Charleston Daily Mail: Natural gas expansions renew call for export

Currently, Europe gets a third of its natural gas from Russia. And Russia knows it. Sanctions by European countries to rein in Vladimir Putin’s actions could result in spiteful restrictions of gas exports from Russia to Europe. A U.S. policy of encouraging the construction of more natural gas export terminals and related infrastructure to liquefy [...]

CLNG Responds to DOE’s Final Rule Changes on Reviewing LNG Export Applications to Non-FTA Countries

Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper issued the following statement upon the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) implementation of its new procedure to only issue final approvals for applications to export LNG to non-free trade agreement (non-FTA) countries after applicants have completed National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review: “CLNG continues to believe [...]

WSJ Op-ed: Putting America’s Energy Leverage to Use

By Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and John McCain (R-AZ) Today, the U.S. has the leverage to liberate our allies from Russia’s stranglehold on the European natural-gas market. Thanks to new technologies such as hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, America is producing more than 30.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas a year, but only using [...]