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Experts Outline Foreign Policy Benefits of LNG Exports

Exports of liquefied U.S. natural gas would be a boon to the country’s economy, its trade balance and its relations with friends and enemies alike, as long as the price is right (and markets will take care of that part), a U.S. House subcommittee was told by a quintet of witnesses on Thursday.

April 29, 2013

LNG Report Starts Next Round of Debate

Last Wednesday the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) hired economists said exporting liquefied domestic natural gas would be a boon to the nation’s economy. But in the months ahead, the macroeconomic analysis will stir plenty of debate, long before any cargoes leave port.

December 10, 2012

LNG Study Out; Now for the Shouting

On Wednesday the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) hired economists said exporting liquefied domestic natural gas would be a boon to the nation’s economy. But in the months ahead, the macroeconomic analysis will stir plenty of debate, long before any cargoes leave port.

December 7, 2012

AGA: Cheap Natural Gas Saved Consumers $250 Billion Over 3 Years

Cheap natural gas might be weighing on producers but it’s been a boon for consumers and economic development, according to a study by the American Gas Association (AGA) that says consumers have saved $250 billion over the last three years.

May 24, 2012

MIT Economists See Risks in Basing Energy Outlook on Shale Gas

U.S. shale gas resources have proved to be a boon to the domestic economy and an aid to potential climate change policy, but there are risks in basing the country’s energy outlook on high expectations for recoverable reserves, according to a trio of energy economists.

February 20, 2012

U.S. Shale Gas May Erode ‘Bridge’ to Low Emissions Future

Unconventional shale gas in the United States has proved to be a boon to the domestic economy, but if it’s only a “bridge” to a low carbon future, efforts have to be stepped up to “prepare a landing at the other end” — and that won’t be easy, energy economists said in a new report.

February 16, 2012

Risky to Base U.S. Energy Outlook on Shale Gas, Say MIT Economists

U.S. shale gas resources have proved to be a boon to the domestic economy and an aid to potential climate change policy, but there are risks in basing the country’s energy outlook on high expectations for recoverable reserves, according to a trio of energy economists.

February 16, 2012

The ‘Next Big Shale Play’ Is in…Alaska?

Ed Duncan is returning to Alaska’s North Slope where his career began about 30 years ago. This time around he has today’s unconventional drilling technologies to unlock what he expects will be a new beginning for himself and for the state.

March 14, 2011

NGLs Lift U.S. Petrochemical Sector

Burgeoning gas supplies from shale plays are a boon not just to producers and domestic energy security hawks; they’re bringing smiles to executives across the U.S. petrochemical industry, too.

February 7, 2011

NGLs Seen as Key to U.S. Petrochemical Competitiveness

Burgeoning gas supplies from shale plays are a boon not just to producers and domestic energy security hawks; they’re bringing smiles to executives across the U.S. petrochemical industry, too.

February 7, 2011
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