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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 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 […]

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 […]