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Some Experts Say U.S. Limits on LNG Exports Would Violate WTO Rules

According to sources cited in a Reuters article, U.S. government restrictions on LNG exports would be hypocritical and would violate World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.

LNG a Good Fit for Caribbean Nations

A recent blog post discusses how LNG would be a good fit for Caribbean nations’ energy needs.

Bipartisan Bill Would Equate NATO Members and Japan as FTA Nations for Gas Exports

U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), and John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the “Expedited LNG for American Allies Act of 2013,” a bill which would amend the Natural Gas Act’s gas export provisions to include North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member nations and Japan as equivalent to countries with a Free Trade Agreement with the United...

AltaGas Ltd. and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. Announce LNG Export Plans

The Calgary Herald reports that Calgary-based AltaGas Ltd. and refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. of Tokyo will form an equal partnership to pursue opportunities involving exports of LNG and LPG from Canada to Asia. The partnership expects to complete a feasibility study by early 2014 on building an LNG liquefaction and export facility using the pipelines of AltaGas subsidiary Pacific...

Trunkline LNG Submits Draft Environmental Reports at FERC for the Lake Charles LNG Export Project

Trunkline LNG Company, LLC filed revised drafts of Resource Report No. 1 (General Project Description) and Resource Report No. 10 (Alternatives) at FERC for the pre-filing environmental review of the Lake Charles Liquefaction Project. The reports can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. PF12-8.

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