Natural gas trade slowed down in both directions across the border between Canada and the United States during the first six months of this year, according to the latest scorecard compiled by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
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More Texas-produced natural gas is set to head south of the border after federal authorities last week paved the way for Mexico Pacific Ltd. LLC (MPL) to export up to 1.7 Bcf/d to a planned liquefaction facility in the state of Sonora, Mexico, where gas then could be shipped to overseas markets.
Energy free trade with Canada enabled U.S. natural gas exporters to make sales worth C$51.4 billion ($41 billion) since the onset of high-volume unconventional production a decade ago, according to the federal government in Ottawa.
Two bills designed to streamline the permitting process for energy infrastructure, including oil and natural gas pipelines, passed the House of Representatives with some measure of bipartisan support on Wednesday.
Lawmakers on the House Committee on Rules were scheduled to begin debate Tuesday afternoon on a pair of bills designed to streamline the permitting process for energy infrastructure, including oil and natural gas pipelines.
Mexico’s petrochemical industry is on the cusp of a renaissance, thanks to natural gas infrastructure investment on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border that is being driven, in part, by the opening of the country’s upstream oil/gas industry to outside investment, according to IHS.