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In this Nov. 7, 2012 photo, U.S. and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel during the U.S. Presidential election event, organized by the U.S. embassy in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

China keeping an eye on surging U.S. oil and gas production

The recent surge in domestic oil and gas production offers an opportunity for the United States and China to collaborate, according to a new report.
(Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

Company announces plans for major LNG facility in Cameron

Baton Rouge-based G2 LNG LLC. announced on Monday that it plans to construct an $11 billion liquefied natural gas export facility on the ship channel in Cameron Parish.
Jim Chanos, president and founder at Kynikos Associates (Jin Lee/Bloomberg)

Icahn rival bets against Cheniere, calls LNG industry a “looming disaster”

On Cheniere, Chanos is squaring off against billionaire Carl Icahn, an activist investor who is Cheniere’s biggest shareholder, with more than an 8 percent stake.

Cheniere gets OK to export from Sabine Pass expansion

The first four trains are nearing the finish line, putting Cheniere on track to produce its first batch of LNG later this year, but work can’t start on the expansion project until Cheniere makes a final investment decision.
(Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

EIA: The U.S. will be a net natural gas exporter by 2040, even with the most conservative projection

The U.S. could be exporting anywhere between 0.2 trillion cubic feet and 10.3 trillion cubic of liquefied natural gas by 2040, according to the latest government projection.
(AP Photo/The San Antonio Express-News, Bob Owen)

Cheniere LNG project marks milestone as Feds give OK

The facility, which would be able to process as much as 15 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas annually, is the first proposed greenfield export project — one that wouldn’t be built on the footprint of existing LNG infrastructure — to make it this far.
Israeli soldiers kneel during a drill near the Israel and Gaza border, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state began an intensive effort to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed hundreds of Palestinians and dozens of Israelis. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Israel sees gas as key to transforming Mideast relations

After this summer’s war in Gaza battered Israel’s international reputation, the country’s leaders say they have a new foreign policy tool to build relations with its neighbors: natural gas.
The Dominion Liquified Natural Gas (LGN) facility in Cove Point, Md. A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export projects that could set off a renewed frenzy of fracking. Expanded More than 20 projects to export LNG are under review by the Energy Department. (AP Photo/Dominion)

Dominion Natural Gas exports plan gets federal OK

In its decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project would minimize potential adverse impacts on landowners and the environment.
The United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Jennifer A. Dlouhy / The Houston Chronicle)

House tackling Keystone XL & gas exports in pre-election debate

Although gasoline prices have tumbled to four-year lows, that isn’t stopping lawmakers on Capitol Hill from exploiting concerns about high energy costs ahead of the mid-term elections.
An aerial view of the Cameron LNG terminal in Hackberry, La. Sempra Energy is the majority owner of Cameron LNG. (Photo: Cameron LNG)

Cameron LNG export terminal can break ground

The Energy Department on Wednesday handed critical final government licenses to the Cameron LNG project in southwestern Louisiana and a much smaller Florida facility, giving both approval to widely export natural gas around the globe. The two projects now are part of an elite club, joining only one other would-be LNG exporter in the continental United States to be fully authorized.