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Biden Administration’s 2023 Budget Doubles Down on Energy Transition

Biden Administration’s 2023 Budget Doubles Down on Energy Transition

Even as President Biden has stressed the short-term need to increase oil and natural gas output and expedite liquefied natural gas (LNG) project development, the 2023 budget released by the administration Monday focuses almost entirely on transitioning away from fossil fuels. The president’s 2023 budget request for $5.3 trillion total includes funds for the Department…

March 29, 2022
Plan to Send More U.S. LNG to Europe Met With Optimism by Natural Gas Industry

Plan to Send More U.S. LNG to Europe Met With Optimism by Natural Gas Industry

The oil and natural gas industry praised the Biden administration’s announcement last week of a joint U.S.-European Union (EU) task force to increase liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply to Europe. The White House said it would seek to expedite approvals of pending LNG export projects, a move long advocated by the industry, in order to…

March 28, 2022
Natural Gas Said ‘Part of the Solution’ as Biden Pledges to Halve US GHG Emissions

Natural Gas Said ‘Part of the Solution’ as Biden Pledges to Halve US GHG Emissions

Energy stakeholders endorsed President Biden’s strengthening of U.S. climate change commitments on Thursday, but they also stressed the importance of natural gas in achieving deep decarbonization of the economy. Biden said Thursday the United States will target a 50-52% reduction in economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution by 2030 versus 2005 levels. The announcement, made during…

April 23, 2021

FERC Nominees? We’re Waiting, Natural Gas Council Tells White House

With one seat on FERC’s nominally five-member panel empty for more than three months and another due to be vacated this summer, natural gas and oil organizations are anxious for the White House to nominate new commissioners.

April 17, 2019