Featured in the News

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

CLNG Cheers House Committee on Energy and Commerce Vote on H.R. 6

Washington, D.C.: Today the House Committee on Energy and Commerce reported H.R. 6 to the House floor.  The “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act”, introduced by Reps. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, would accelerate the approval of Department of Energy permits to export U.S. liquefied natural gas. Following the vote, Center for Liquefied [...]

Infographic: American LNG Can Improve European Energy Security

President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and leaders of the European Union have clearly stated that additional global supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will “benefit Europe and other strategic partners.” The President has the opportunity to send a clear signal that the U.S. is committed to enhancing the collective energy security of our allies and [...]