Tag Archives: natural gas

Liquefied gas exports would boost growth

LNG is a commonly used acronym for liquefied natural gas, essentially natural gas that is put into liquid form, often for the purpose of transportation.
For international trade, LNG is sent in insulated tanker ships using refrigeration that keeps the liquefied natural gas at a chilly -260 degrees Fahrenheit. Global shipments travel to receiving terminals on a daily basis where pipelines are then used to provide this clean-burning energy source to homes, schools, businesses and government buildings. More receiving terminals are being built around the world each year.

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State of the Union — Definitions

The President pledged an “all of the above” energy policy — the same threats, delays and disruptions that he has imposed since he was elected. Read More

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Va.-based Franklin Center petitions New York Times’ standards editor over negligent natural gas reporting

This past Wednesday, the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity sent a letter to Phillip Corbett, standards editor of the New York Times, urging him to launch a formal inquiry into Ian Urbina’s biased and unfounded natural gas reporting … Read More

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Washington Times: Energy jobs can fuel economic growth

My latest op-ed in the Washington Times…Natural gas also will be spotlighted for qualities that appeal across party lines. It offers major new tax revenue for federal, state and local coffers. As a clean-burning fuel, it can reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. And because hydraulic fracturing has enabled extraction of “tight gas” from resources across the country, from New York’s Marcellus Shale to the Barnett Shale in Texas, these huge new gas reserves provide promise for economic growth…. Read More

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New Energy Taxes, Last Thing U.S. Economy Needs

Energy expert warns new taxes on American energy companies in White House budget proposal would stifle economic recovery, slow job creation, hurt investors WASHINGTON — Although President Obama promised a renewed focus on growing the economy and creating jobs during … Read More

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