Obama embraces natural gas exports to drive job growth despite likely domestic price hike

Posted in industry updates, latest news, news 1 month ago

The Obama administration is warming up increasingly to U.S. exports of natural gas after years of blocking greater access by domestic producers to the international market.

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Evolving Global LNG Trade on US Exports Tops Agenda at Japan's Nov 6 Conference

Posted in industry updates 5 months ago

The world's top LNG buyers and producers are returning to Tokyo next week for a third round of public forums, and discussion is expected to focus on whether prospective gas-linked US supplies will still be cheaper than traditional oil-indexed contracts given crude benchmarks recently dropping to near four-year lows.

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US urges Japan to be bolder in opening markets

5 months, 1 week ago

TOKYO - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is urging Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Lead 20 American Firms on Trade Mission to Japan, South Korea

Posted in latest news 5 months, 3 weeks ago

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced she will lead 20 U.S. firms on a Business Development Mission to Japan and South Korea later this month focused on the health care and energy sectors. This will be Secretary Pritzker’s first trade mission to Asia since taking office in June 2013 and will promote U.S. exports to Japan and South Korea by helping American companies launch or increase their business in these key markets.

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Sen. Murkowski Welcomes FERC Decision on Cove Point LNG Export Project

Posted in industry updates 6 months ago


Sep 30 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today applauded the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for approving Dominion’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project at Cove Point, Maryland.

The approval comes after a call from Murkowski in June for FERC to move ahead with its consideration of Dominion’s application for a license to export LNG from its Maryland facility.

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