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Natural Gas and LNG Suppliers Sound a Warning on Feasibility and Consequences of Expansion of FERC Review Requirements

Resulting Infrastructure Delays Create Risk to Clean Power Plan Compliance In comments filed today at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) and the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) warned that broadening the Commission’s consideration of natural gas project impacts would not serve the National Environmental Policy Act’s (NEPA) […]

CLNG Appoints Executive Director and Completes Merger With NGSA

The Center for LNG (CLNG) today announced that Charlie Riedl has been named the Executive Director of CLNG, a trade association representing liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers, shippers, terminal operators and developers.  In addition to appointing an executive director, the Boards of CLNG and the Natural Gas Supply Association have approved and implemented CLNG’s merger […]

CLNG Welcomes Release of Latest DOE Macroeconomic Study

Study reinforces case for accelerated LNG exports Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a new study on the macroeconomic impacts of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. The new study, conducted by Rice University’s Baker Institute and Oxford Economics, examines export scenarios of 12-20 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) – expanding upon the […]

LNG exports produce lower GHG emissions than coal, according to report commissioned by the Center for LNG

Greenhouse gas emissions up to 194% higher from coal than U.S. LNG Read the full fact sheet HERE and the full report HERE. The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) today announced findings of a new report that confirm the global environmental benefits of exporting LNG.  The Pace Global-authored “LNG and Coal Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse […]

Center for Liquefied Natural Gas Responds to Energy Bill

Yesterday the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee released its proposed bipartisan legislation, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. Included within the Bill is the requirement that the Secretary of Energy issue a decision on any project seeking to export liquefied natural gas to non-free trade agreement countries, no later than 45 days after […]

Infographic: Legislation Providing Regulatory Certainty Needed for LNG Exports

Clear and Consistent Process Will Stimulate Economic Growth and Job Creation Allowing the sale of U.S. natural gas abroad will create thousands of jobs in the United States, generate millions of dollars in new tax revenue for federal, state, and local governments, and supply our allies and trading partners with a reliable source of energy.[1] […]

CLNG Thanks Senators for Supporting LNG Exports, Continues Push for Legislation

Earlier today the Senate completed its consideration of H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act. The conclusion of debate means that an amendment introduced by Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) to set a 45 day limit for the Department of Energy to rule on LNG export applications will not receive a vote. In response CLNG has […]

CLNG Responds to House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Draft Council on Environmental Quality Guidance

Following today’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing, “The Obama Administration’s CEQ Recently Revised Draft Guidance for GHG Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change,” Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) spokesman Casey O’Shea issued the following statement: “CLNG applauds the Committee for encouraging further exploration of the impact of the CEQ revised guidance on the […]

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook Supports Case for U.S. LNG Exports

In response to the publication of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2015, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas spokesman Casey O’Shea issued the following statement “The data in EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2015 clearly supports the approval of non-free trade agreement permits to export LNG by the U.S. Department of Energy. In […]

CLNG Applauds Passage of H.R. 351

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) praises today’s 277 to 133 passage of H.R. 351, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act.” The bill, introduced by Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), brings regulatory certainty to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) permitting process for liquefied natural gas exports by requiring that the department issue a final decision […]