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An LNG tanker offloads in Cove Point, Md., in 2003.  (AP Photo/ Matt Houston)

Manufacturers want more time on natural gas exports

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A coalition of manufacturers and other industrial users of natural gas is asking the Obama administration for more time to review its latest plan for vetting proposals to sell the fossil fuel overseas.
The LNG vessel Dukhan sits moored at the Enagas SA gas storage facility at the port of Barcelona. (Xabier Mikel Laburu/Bloomberg)

Energy jobs extend beyond oil field, Congress told

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Surging oil and gas production is creating jobs that extend well beyond the oil patch to manufacturing shops and chemical plants across the country, executives and industry advocates told a congressional panel on Tuesday.
An aerial view of the Cameron LNG terminal in Hackberry, La. Sempra Energy is the majority owner of Cameron LNG. (Photo: Cameron LNG)

Feds grant sixth license to export US natural gas

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Sempra Energy nabbed a critical license to broadly export natural gas from its Hackberry, La. facility on Tuesday, marking the sixth such approval handed down by the Obama administration.
(Nick De La Torre / Houston Chronicle)

LNG export fans form new coalition

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Oil industry and business groups have formed a new coalition to make the case for expanded exports of American natural gas.
Cheniere Energy already is expanding this LNG plant in Louisiana, but federal agencies are in conflict over plans for a Texas facility. (Cheniere Energy)

Manufacturers call for halt on natural gas export approvals

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Dow Chemical and other big industrial users of natural gas are imploring the Obama administration to stop approving licenses to broadly export the fossil fuel.
An LNG tanker offloads in Cove Point, Md., in 2003.  (AP Photo/ Matt Houston)

Natural gas boosters make case for exports

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Exporting natural gas will help keep the U.S. harvesting it, according to groups advocating more foreign sales of the fossil fuels.
(Golden Pass Products)

Gas exports could put nation in ‘danger zone’, trade group tells Moniz

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Exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas could drive the country into “a danger zone” in which higher natural gas prices for consumers and manufacturers drag down economic growth, a trade association said in a recent letter to Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.
(Nick De La Torre / Houston Chronicle)

LNG export critics call on Energy Dept. for time out

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With the Obama administration on Wednesday approving a fourth company’s plans to sell natural gas overseas, some lawmakers and manufacturers said it’s time for the federal government to reassess the economic risks of those export approvals.
(Golden Pass Products)

Feds approve third project to export US natural gas

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The Obama administration licensed a third company to broadly sell U.S. natural gas overseas on Wednesday, renewing fears that widespread exports of America’s bounty could spike domestic prices for the fossil fuel.
A liquefied natural gas tanker arrives in Houston in 2008, shortly after the Freeport LNG terminal began operations. (Steve Campbell / Houston Chronicle)

Feds give Texas project license to broadly export LNG

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The Obama administration on Friday gave Freeport LNG approval to broadly export domestically harvested natural gas, marking only the second time a U.S. company has won such a license. The export license ensures that the Texas-based project will be able to liquefy natural gas produced by BP to Japan, Taiwan and other countries that do not have free-trade agreements with the United States.