Press Release

CLNG Submits Comments on Draft CEQ Guidance

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) submitted comments on Wednesday, March 25 on the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) draft guidelines for federal departments and agencies on consideration of greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of climate change. CLNG noted in its comments that the Revised Guidance is unlikely to support, and could in […]

CLNG Welcomes New LNG Export Study

Report confirms that exports will create net benefits for economy Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) welcomes yesterday’s U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) report on liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, which was requested by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). While only the first chapter in a much wider macro-economic analysis, it further demonstrates the […]

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 Cheers Introduction of The North Atlantic Energy Security Act

Washington, D.C.: Today, Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) John McCain (R-AZ), John Barrasso (R-WY) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced S. 2592, the “North Atlantic Energy Security Act.” The bill would accelerate the approval process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permits by allowing the United States to export to our European allies. Following the announcement, Center […]

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 Comments on State of the Union Address, Urges Administration Action on LNG Exports

In response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper released the following statement: “President Obama’s remarks about America’s growing energy prospects are correct. Natural gas development has transformed this country. However, for the United States to reach its full energy potential, including the creation of thousands […]

CLNG President Responds to EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Early Release

In response to the publishing of the Energy Information Agency’s (EIA) reference case for the Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Early Release, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper issued the following statement: “There is nothing in the EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Early Release that should give the U.S. Department of Energy pause […]

CLNG President Responds to Defeat of Amendment that Would Limit LNG Exports

Today an amendment to H.R. 2728, the Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act, was soundly defeated by a vote of 142 to 276. The amendment, offered by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), sought to require all natural gas produced on public lands to be offered for sale only in the United States. Following […]

CLNG President Responds to Freeport LNG Expansion and FLNG Liquefaction’s Non-FTA Approval

Following the order from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) approving Freeport LNG Expansion and FLNG Liquefaction’s non-free trade agreement application to export liquefied natural gas (LNG), Center for Liquefied Natural Gas President Bill Cooper issued the statement below: “DOE’s approval order for Freeport LNG Expansion and FLNG Liquefaction is welcome news and we now […]

CLNG Responds to House Forum on Geopolitical Benefits of LNG Exports

Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power is holding a forum on the “Geopolitical Implications and Mutual Benefits of U.S. LNG Exports,” on which Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper released the following statement: “The need for today’s forum shows how dramatically the U.S. energy landscape has […]