Trade

U.S. LNG Exports to Boost Trading Flexibility, Says IEA

The global natural gas trade should increase much more rapidly than pipeline gas over the next 25 years, with U.S. gas exports helping to diversify the market and make trading more flexible, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Tuesday.

November 11, 2015
Pacific Trade Pact Has Only Long-Term Benefit For LNG

Pacific Trade Pact Has Only Long-Term Benefit For LNG

As the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact among the United States and 11 Asia-Pacific nations advances, its adoption wouldn’t mean much for exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States, at least not in the near term.

October 7, 2015

Houston Energy Jobs Market Looking Strong on Exports Growth, Mexico Investment

Houston is poised to create thousands of new jobs on a twin boom, one fed by chemical plant and liquefied natural gas investments, the other as Mexico opens its doors to foreign money, according to an analysis by the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) and HSBC Group.

May 14, 2014
Gas Imports From Canada Hit 19-Year Low in 2013

Gas Imports From Canada Hit 19-Year Low in 2013

Canadian natural gas exports to the United States fell to the lowest level in 19 years during 2013, according to the latest trade scorecard kept by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

May 2, 2014

Let Markets, Not Policymakers, Guide Energy Exports, Says ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Corp. executives on Thursday called on U.S. officials to lift restrictions to export domestic oil and to continue approving applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG).

December 13, 2013

U.S. LNG Process an Affront to Free Trade, WTO Expert Says

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) delays in approving exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries — and the DOE review process itself — run afoul of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and invite a challenge from a World Trade Organization (WTO) member nation, a former WTO executive said Tuesday.

December 3, 2013
Manufacturers Group Seeks Rulemaking on LNG Process

Manufacturers Group Seeks Rulemaking on LNG Process

A manufacturers’ trade association has filed out of time to comment and intervene in the next U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) liquefied natural gas (LNG) export license case, arguing that recent export approvals show a need for “more particularized and informative standards” in evaluating applications.

September 20, 2013

IGU Report: Marine Transport Could Be Niche for LNG

In the near- and medium-term, liquefied natural gas (LNG) may a transportation fuel market in the marine sector, where globally water-based transportation of goods continues to grow at a robust pace, according to the latest World LNG Report by the International Gas Union (IGU).

August 27, 2013
Wolfberry-Focused Independent Files for $345M IPO

Wolfberry-Focused Independent Files for $345M IPO

Fort Worth-based Athlon Energy Inc., which is focused on the Wolfberry play in the Permian Basin, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) expected to be worth $345 million.

June 7, 2013

Sempra CEO: DOE Freeport OK is Mandate for LNG Exports

The recent approval of a second license to export domestic liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement (FTA) nations includes language that supports the disputed exports as being in the public interest, Sempra Energy CEO Debra Reed said at an investor conference Thursday in New York City.

May 28, 2013