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U.S. Senators Support Increased LNG Exports

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), and Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and freshman Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) sent letters to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Chu urging DOE to approve additional exports of...

Bipartisan Group of 110 House Members Urge DOE to Permit LNG Exports

A group of 110 bipartisan members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Chu in support of LNG exports and urging DOE to approve exports of LNG to countries without a Free Trade Agreement with the United States. Read more in the press release of Representatives Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Tim Ryan...

Caterpillar and U.S. Chamber Oppose LNG Export Restrictions

Caterpillar, based in Peoria, Illinois, released a statement that it opposed limitations on LNG exports because they would discourage economic growth and be counterproductive to U.S. efforts to keep other countries from embracing similar policies. John Murphy, Vice President for International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, writes in Politico that companies should be free to...

Dow Chemical Files Comments with DOE Opposing LNG Exports

Dow Chemical filed comments today in response to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) commissioned macroeconomic study by NERA Economic Consulting. Reiterating its prior public positions, Dow urges the DOE to take a go-slow approach on LNG exports, arguing that U.S. manufacturing jobs and economic growth are at stake with DOE’s decisions.  Dow specifically challenges NERA’s...

API Files Comments at DOE Supporting LNG Exports

The American Petroleum Institute (API) filed comments today at the U.S. Department of Energy in support of the expeditious approval of pending LNG export applications, stating that “the evidence overwhelmingly shows that LNG exports will create jobs, increase GDP, contribute to an improvement in the trade deficit and increase the overall welfare of Americans – in other words, the...

Former Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Supports LNG Exports

Edward G. Rendell, the Democratic former Governor of Pennsylvania, submitted a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Chu in support of LNG exports and urging DOE to approve the pending applications to export LNG.

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