Just to give you an idea of how deep the bull$hit is surrounding natural gas, they plan to export our energy independence and national security. That way they get relief from the gas bubble and drive those low prices back up.
Companies requesting blanket and/or long-term permits to export liquid natural gas (LNG). It’s a long list.
Encana interested in exporting natgas as LNG from U.S.
Chesapeake Energy wants to export LNG
Chinese stake out Chesapeake
Chesapeake CEO outlines “holy grail” for natural gas:
He said the U.S. by then could have in place an infrastructure for conversion of natural gas to liquid form, potentially for use as a motor fuel, and for export to foreign countries as liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Firm Would Export U.S. Natural Gas to China:
Macquarie Energy and Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. to Jointly Develop U.S. LNG Export Project
Booming U.S. Gas Industry Becoming an American Energy Exporter
Monday, Macquarie Energy and Freeport LNG announced plans to jointly develop a $2 billion project to liquefy, market and export 1.4 BCF gas/day.
Shale gas popularity rising but experts remain divided
China and India see what the US doesn’t – the potential of natural gas
China Buys U.S. Assets with its Surplus Dollars
U.S. sends first gas to NW Europe in 50 years
Commentary: U.S. Exports of Coal & Natural Gas
U.S. has surprisingly become a significant energy exporter…There’s another area for potential growth — natural gas. Just a few years ago, companies were building terminals along the coast to facilitate the importation of clean- burning liquefied natural gas or LNG
Shale Gas: Not An Overnight Success
LNG re-exports signal US shale gas impact
LNG Industry To 2016 – Increasing Gas Supply Challenges Future Growth Prospects
The (Shale) Gas Renaissance
What if the U.S. Became a Net Exporter of Liquefied Natural Gas?
Shell: We’ll produce more gas than oil by 2012
North America: The new energy kingdom
“Within a decade,” Mr. Forbes said, “the U.S. will be a major natural gas exporter.” And China will be a major importer…”
Cheniere Plans to Export U.S. Gas Into Caribbean Power Markets, CEO Says
Another publication discovers U.S. on verge of energy independence without green fuels
Within a decade or so, North America will almost certainly emerge as the world’s biggest supplier and exporter of reasonably cheap energy.
With natural gas glut, firms bank on exporting
Freeport/Macquarie to Build LNG Export Terminal in Texas
Project aims to liquefy U.S. natural gas
If Freeport and Macquarie are able to sign up customers committed to buying the LNG for up to 20 years, they will use those commitments to fund the project through U.S. debt markets
Glut prompts project to chill natural gas for export
…ship some of that LNG back overseas because of overproduction of the fuel in the U.S
Okay, there is a lot more but I’m tired of this. Just think of all the drilling and fracking and pipelines and compressor stations and collection facilities and processing plants and etc., it will take to support all that exportation of our energy independence.
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Capitalism on steriods. I wonder where the 'roid rage will come from first?
YAY! America can become a third world gas hole for the sake of the rest of the world. With globalization E'rybody wiiiins
Please explain why Texas is buying electricity from Mexico, while we have power plants sitting idle because they can not get any natural gas because it is rationed, all the while, we are sending our reserves out of the country. Energy independence from foreign sources, NOT! It all goes to the highest bidder, while we get the steamy pile of propaganda BS and rolling blackouts, because the giant energy producing Texas bends over to big energy while screwing their fellow Texans!
Mike H. says
Sounds like they are gaming Texas electricity like they did in California in 2000.
I am generally against exporting our natural resources–especially energy! If LNG is to be exported there should be a great big 'ole EXPORT TAX placed on this exported resource! This tax will provide a proper disinsentive for such activity. Further, we, the peasants will pay the pollution penality because we are living in the gas patch in Texas! Let's get the TAX AX going!