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CLNG Executive Director: EIA’s Latest Annual Energy Outlook Supports U.S. LNG Exports

In response to the publication of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2017, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) Executive Director Charlie Riedl issued the following statement: “As with previous years, EIA’s latest Annual Energy Outlook makes …

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CLNG: FERC Approval of Golden Pass LNG Important Milestone for Industry

Following this afternoon’s announcement that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted authorization to Golden Pass Products LLC to build and operate the Golden Pass LNG facility near Sabine Pass, Texas, Charlie Riedl, Executive Director of the Center for Liquefied …

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CLNG Calls for Quick Passage of Energy Bill

LNG provision to provide critical boost to development of domestic industry Earlier this morning, the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the House …

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Joint NGSA-CLNG Statement on 2016 Election

The Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) and the Center for LNG released the following statement in advance of today’s election results.  Dena Wiggins, president and CEO of NGSA, said: “Natural gas is a non-partisan fuel and, whether used to heat …

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CLNG Welcomes ‘Unsurprising’ Court Support of FERC Review Process

Earlier this morning the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a legal challenge by the Sierra Club against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) review of the Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. The court opted to dispense …

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CLNG Statement on CEQ NEPA Guidance

Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality released its final guidance for federal agencies on incorporating the effects of climate change in their National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews. Commenting, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) Executive Director Charlie …

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CLNG Cheers Forthcoming Reconciliation of Energy Bills

This afternoon the Senate voted to appoint seven members to a conference committee with the House of Representatives to reconcile corresponding energy bills. Senate conferees are Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), John Barrasso (R-WY), James Risch (R-ID), John Cornyn (R-TX), Maria …

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CLNG Statement on DC Circuit Opinions Regarding LNG and NEPA Analysis

Today, the DC Circuit court issued two opinions that address the Sierra Club’s challenges to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis of the Freeport and Sabine Pass LNG facilities.  In both opinions, the Court …

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CLNG Hails House Action Providing Greater Regulatory Certainty for LNG Exports

Washington, D.C.: During the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act earlier today, the House Armed Services Committee voted to include language that will facilitate the shipment of U.S. LNG to Europe and other markets around the world. The amendment …

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CLNG Cheers Passage of S. 2012

Today, the Senate passed S. 2012, The Energy Policy Modernization Act, by a vote of 85-12. Among other issues, the bill brings greater regulatory certainty to the United States’ liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry by requiring that the Department of …

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