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.
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.
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.
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