Proposals by Congress intended to speed up the Department of Energy’s (DOE) approval of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects are unnecessary given the agency’s recent track record, according to U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.
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Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz told a House panel on Tuesday that the Obama administration was concerned about the condition of the nation’s natural gas distribution systems. He urged lawmakers to create a program to accelerate the replacement of old pipelines.
Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz said it will probably take two years to complete research into what makes some crude oil more volatile than other varieties, as regulators grapple with how to handle crude oil by rail shipments in the wake of several derailments and explosions.
Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said the Obama administration is more concerned about the modernization of natural gas pipelines, rather than oil pipelines, but he said that overall the nation’s infrastructure is in good shape.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, who has characterized natural gas as a “low-carbon bridge to a zero-carbon” future, appeared to disagree with an interviewer positing that gas was “just a bridge to more natural gas,” and reiterated the Obama administration’s commitment to an all-of-the-above energy strategy.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead talked about carbon capture projects when he met with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Thursday during Moniz’s attendance at an energy summit in Mead’s coal-rich state.
The Obama administration may consider revamping an economic case-by-case analysis of projects to export U.S. natural gas to determine if a specific destination might benefit overseas allies, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz suggested Wednesday.
Responding to multiple questions from a New York audience Monday on issues surrounding natural gas production, Energy Department Secretary Ernest Moniz said the fuel is both “part of the problem” and “part of the solution,” and it has a strong role to play in underpinning the U.S. economy.
It will be some years before tanker loads of liquefied natural gas (LNG) steam out of U.S. ports, but shale gas is already having an impact on world markets “because of all the LNG the U.S. is not importing,” U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday.