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ICYMI: The Hill: LNG exports will help small businesses

Note: Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council chief economist Raymond Keating explains that small businesses will benefit from enhanced economic growth driven by LNG exports LNG exports will help small businesses By Raymond Keating April 3, 2014 According to the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas, each new terminal created to ship LNG overseas could generate more [...]

CLNG President submits letter to Maryland Public Service Commission

April 2, 2014 David J. Collins, Executive Secretary Maryland Public Service Commission William Donald Schaefer Tower 6 St. Paul Street, 16th Floor Baltimore, MD 21202 Case No. 9318 Executive Secretary Collins, As the Maryland Public Service Commission gives thoughtful consideration to the application for an export facility at the Dominion Cove Point LNG terminal, the [...]

ICYMI: CLNG’s Bill Cooper for the WSJ: Interest, Power, Policy and Exporting U.S. Natural Gas

The U.S. should not shy away from its re-emergence as a global energy leader; we should embrace it by quickly approving LNG applications. Your March 20 editorial “A Gas Export Strategy” correctly notes that expediting the approval of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports epitomizes sound geopolitical strategy. The U.S. should not shy away from [...]

CLNG President Responds to US-EU Joint Statement on Increased US LNG Exports; Supports House and Senate WTO Bills

Washington, D.C.: Following the Obama Administration’s joint statement with the European Union announcing their support for increased exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas President Bill Cooper issued this statement: “President Obama and EU leaders are right to ‘welcome’ U.S. LNG exports as a ‘benefit to Europe and [...]

European and U.S. Leaders, Experts Agree on U.S. Gas Exports: Here’s What They Are Saying

Following today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, “Importing Energy, Exporting Jobs. Can it be Reversed?”, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas President Bill Cooper released the following statement: “Events in Eastern Europe strengthen the case that U.S. policy should favor the acceleration of LNG export permit approvals. Doing so will boost our own economy [...]

CLNG Welcomes Jordan Cove Energy Project Non-FTA LNG Export Approval

Washington, D.C.: Following today’s order from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) conditionally approving Jordan Cove Energy Project’s non-free trade agreement (non-FTA) application to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Coos Bay, Ore., Center for Liquefied Natural Gas President Bill Cooper issued this statement: “The crisis in Ukraine has focused the world’s attention on the [...]

ICYMI: WSJ Editorial: A Gas Export Strategy

Note: Joining the growing chorus of support for U.S. LNG exports, the Wall Street Journal penned its second editorial in two weeks calling on the U.S. government to expedite LNG exports. A Gas Export Strategy The Editorial Board March 20, 2014 The U.S. oil and gas revolution has handed President Obama a powerful policy tool, [...]

ICYMI: Brookings: Refreshing European Energy Security Policy: How the U.S. Can Help

Note: U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports can play a powerful role in advancing European energy security in the short-term and the long-term. The energy experts at the Brookings Institution have identified several key ways in which expediting U.S. LNG exports will help Ukraine and other European nations revitalize and strengthen their energy market. This [...]

NY Times’ Thomas Friedman: Why Putin Doesn’t Respect Us

Note: “Just as the oil glut of the 1980s, partly engineered by the Saudis, brought down global oil prices to a level that helped collapse Soviet Communism, we could do the same today to Putinism by putting the right long-term policies in place. That is by investing in the facilities to liquefy and export our [...]

Wall Street Journal: Ports, Shipping Companies Retool for Bigger Panama Canal

Note: In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, CLNG President Bill Cooper explained that the Panama Canal expansion is significant to the U.S. LNG industry. “It’s very important to us to see the canal completed,” said Cooper. “Otherwise you’re adding a significant amount of time to go all the way around South America, and [...]