US LNG Exports: The Journey from Importer to Exporter
Article from: OGEL 4 (2017), in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
This article provides an overview of the debate in the United States over LNG exports in the context of a number of competing drivers including the domestic use and price of natural gas, energy security, the emerging manufacturing renaissance, geopolitical and international trade issues, environmental impacts of increased shale gas production, climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Section I provides an overview of the US regulatory approval process for US LNG exports including the distinction between FTA and non-FTA approvals and the "public interest" test. Section II ...