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The Biden Effect: LNG SPAs Fall 15% in First Half 2024 After Pause

Poten & Partners data show that the total volumes associated with LNG sale and purchase agreements fell by 15% in the first half of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023 following the Biden administration’s LNG pause.

Biden Totters the US LNG Line Between Environment, Energy Security

Recent moves by U.S. President Joe Biden targeting the country’s LNG industry, which has a number of projects in the works, are an attempt to satisfy environmentalists ahead of the next upcoming presidential election.

Dicey Long-term Natural Gas Outlook Stifles LNG Investment

Uncertainty hovers over long-term natural gas demand forecasts, particularly in Europe, says Bechtel executive.

Bye-bye, Henry Hub Price? LNG Market is Positioned to Move On

Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG plant promises an integrated business model with supply and cost certainty.

OGI at Closing: LNG Force Majeure

Gas prices have created the “perfect storm” thanks to a warm winter and the surprise hit of the coronavirus.

LNG Exports Face Another Challenge: The Coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads globally, U.S. LNG exporters brace for shut-ins.