Two Former Energy Secretaries Support LNG Exports

An opinion article in the Financial Times by Bill Richardson, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary (DOE) under President Bill Clinton, and Spencer Abraham, DOE Secretary under George W. Bush, supports exports of domestically produced LNG, stating that “LNG exports can buttress US geopolitical leadership and trade, while at the same time continuing to support low domestic natural gas prices and a renaissance in domestic manufacturing.” The writers urge DOE to approve pending LNG export applications in light of DOE’s recent report affirming the economic benefits to the U.S. economy of LNG exports.

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