Press Release

CLNG: First LNG Cargo a Momentous Occasion for Global Gas Industry

After Cheniere announced that it had shipped its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Sabine Pass export terminal in Louisiana, Charlie Riedl, Executive Director of the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG), issued the following statement: “This is a momentous day – not just for our domestic industry, but for the global […]

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 […]

CLNG Applauds Passage of H.R 8

  Comprehensive Energy Bill Will Bring Regulatory Certainty to the Permitting Process for LNG exports Washington, D.C.: Today, The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) welcomed the passage of H.R. 8 – The North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 – by the House of Representatives, after a bipartisan vote of 249-174. 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 […]

CLNG Welcomes House Action to Accelerate LNG Export Project Review Process

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) today commended the House Energy & Commerce Committee for supporting the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, and specifically a requirement that the Department of Energy issue a decision on any application to export U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) no later than 30 days after the National […]

CLNG Refutes CBD Petition to Halt LNG Exports

The Center for Biological Diversity and a number of other groups recently filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce seeking an immediate ban on natural gas exports. In this petition and the subsequent press release, these groups present unfounded legal, environmental, and economic arguments that misrepresent U.S. LNG exports. Exporting this fuel not […]

CLNG Applauds Legislation Clarifying LNG Export Process

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) today commended the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for supporting a provision in the proposed Energy Policy Modernization Act that will offer greater certainty to the United States’ natural gas industry. Under the terms of the legislation, the Department of Energy must issue a decision on any […]

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 […]