U.S. officials are continuing to pitch the Alaska LNG project as a key part of the country’s partnership with allies in Asia.

U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) earlier in the month met with government officials and private firms in Japan and Korea to discuss collaboration between the countries, specifically around energy security.

Like several other U.S. officials visiting Asia over the last few months, Sullivan highlighted the benefits of investing in the 2.6 Bcf/d liquefied natural gas project long-prosed in his state.

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“Alaska has a stellar, 50-year, uninterrupted record of exporting LNG to Japan,” Sullivan said. “It is a...