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February 28, 2024
API outlined major flaws with several aspects of California’s request for a waiver, including its narrow focus on a singular technology to achieve compliance and failure to consider the benefits of a range of technologies that can better meet the needs of the public on a faster timeline.
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February 27, 2024
Two out of three American voters say the country is on the wrong track on energy policy, and following the administration’s recent pause on LNG export permits, the poll found nine in 10 Americans believe the U.S. should continue to supply natural gas to our allies overseas.
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February 26, 2024
In a petition filed Monday with the Energy Department, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and six other groups say the indefinite delay runs afoul of a legal mandate for the agency to issue permits to broadly export LNG unless there’s been a clear finding the shipments aren’t in the public interest.
Article
February 2024
We all want clean air and water. We all want to be good stewards of our land and natural resources. And over the last 50 years, America has proven that oil and gas production and a clean environment are not mutually exclusive.
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February 22, 2024
The American Petroleum Institute (API) issued a statement from President and CEO Mike Sommers in response to reports that the Biden administration is considering changing the implementation timeline for its proposed tailpipe emissions standards.
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February 16, 2024
“H.R. 7176 will put pressure on the Biden Administration to remove their political and unnecessary blockade on LNG export projects which are vital to Texas, America, and the world. It’s a great bill, and I applaud Rep. Pfluger and House Republicans for fighting back,” said Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian.
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February 15, 2024
The legislation (H.R. 7176) by Texas Republican Representative August Pfluger would strip the Department of Energy of their role in approving LNG-export permits and instead require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to deem the export of gas to be consistent with the public interest.
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February 12, 2024
The administration’s pause has potential implications for more than a dozen proposals now awaiting review at the Energy Department, including ventures in Louisiana by Commonwealth LNG and Energy Transfer LP.
News
February 09, 2024
CEO Nick Dell’Osso said the government’s “unfortunate” move will ultimately get resolved, but LNG projects take years to complete, “so a one-year pause, if it is a full year, is meaningful.”
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February 09, 2024
The UK’s offshore energy industry has warned 42,000 jobs and £26billion of economic value would be wiped out under new Labour proposals to extend the windfall tax on UK oil and gas producers.
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February 08, 2024
In a letter sent to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology asks why the department’s study on how LNG shipments affect climate change, the economy and national security is needed and how the analysis will differ from previous studies on the issue.
News
February 07, 2024
The new standard of 9 µg/m3 is near naturally occurring levels of fine particles and will place nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population in areas of nonattainment. This will lead to new controls on both industrial and non-industrial sources, creating new permitting challenges while jeopardizing nearly $200 billion in economic activity and as many as one million jobs.
News
February 07, 2024
EQT has several nonbinding deals with LNG developers in the U.S., including Texas LNG LLC, Energy Transfer LP’s Lake Charles and Commonwealth LNG. The pause most affects Energy Transfer and Commonwealth, as well as Venture Global LNG Inc.’s CP2 in Louisiana, that are moving forward with export projects.
News
February 01, 2024
API President and CEO Mike Sommers outlines what's at stake under the Biden administration's LNG permit freeze and warns of the real-world consequences for U.S. allies, American jobs and climate progress.
News
January 31, 2024
The legislation, “Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act,” was introduced by U.S. Congressman August Pfluger and seeks to place the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in charge of all LNG export permitting in the United States.
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January 30, 2024
During the first day of the Baker Hughes Annual Meeting on Monday in Florence, Italy, a U.S. DOE official tried to explain the Biden administration’s sudden move to stop issuing LNG export licenses.
News
January 29, 2024
Manchin, a staunch advocate of his home state’s abundant supplies of natural gas, said he would hold a hearing in the coming weeks to “unveil the facts about the true state of play in the markets, this administration’s motivations, and their implications.”
News
January 28, 2024
Energy Workforce and Technology Council released a statement warning of the critical impacts that will be felt on both a national and international scale if the administration moves forward in halting permits for U.S. LNG export facilities.
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January 26, 2024
The Biden administration on Friday officially halted the approval of new licenses to export U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) while it scrutinizes how the shipments affect climate change, the economy and national security — a moratorium likely to disrupt plans for billions of dollars in projects.
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January 25, 2024
In a letter to Secretary Granholm and senior administration officials, the groups emphasized the critical role that continued U.S. LNG exports play in safeguarding national security, creating U.S. jobs, supporting our European allies and contributing to global climate goals.
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January 25, 2024
U.S. LNG is critical for helping Europe replace Russian gas. If the administration moves forward with this, it would undercut President Biden’s own pledge to send roughly 5 Bcfd of LNG through 2030 to Europe to help end its dependence on Russian gas.
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