Posted April 24, 2015
Export Natural Gas: Help Our Allies, Increase Security
The Hill Op-ed (U.S. Reps. Calvert and Israel): These days there doesn’t seem to be many things Democrats and Republicans can agree on, but after a recent bipartisan Congressional Delegation trip to Ukraine, we came back in agreement on one thing. Visiting Kiev, and speaking with Ukraine’s leaders it is clear that while their economy is faltering, there are steps that we can take, in addition to sanctions, that will hamper Russia’s economy and future border advances. …
… It has become clear to us, and many others, that the U.S. is sitting on a unique opportunity to advance our economic and national security goals. By increasing our ability to export natural gas – in the form of liquefied natural gas or LNG – to Europe, the U.S. can weaken Russia’s strategic stronghold while boosting our domestic economy by increasing energy exports.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1OPcQI0
Other industry news:
- Lifting Crude Export Ban, Approving Keystone XL Could Shift Energy Power to U.S.: http://bit.ly/1zVgmtn
- Massachusetts Governor Signals Support for Expanded NE Pipeline: http://bit.ly/1GfRq1Y
- Blog: Government Policies at the Turning Point: http://exxonmobil.co/1JlKtTr
- Quotable CERAWeek – Memorable Lines from Energy Industry Leaders: http://bit.ly/1EzLo1g
- The U.S. Shale Revolution – How It Changed the World: http://on.ft.com/1OliOWe
- How Sanctions are Hurting Russia’s Energy Sector: http://cnb.cx/1JCy5uQ
- EIA: Top 100 Oil, Natural Gas Fields by Reserves: http://1.usa.gov/1EyEREg
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mark Green joined API after a career in newspaper journalism, including 16 years as national editorial writer for The Oklahoman in the paper’s Washington bureau. Mark also was a reporter, copy editor and sports editor. He earned his journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and master’s in journalism and public affairs from American University. He and his wife Pamela live in Occoquan, Va., where they enjoy their four grandchildren.