US Gas Export Projects Pursue Emissions Cuts to Assuage Foreign Buyers

America’s LNG exporters are unveiling efforts to slash carbon emissions from new facilities as they look to keep new multibillion-dollar projects on track amid mounting climate pressures.

Justin Jacobs, Financial Times
US Gas Export Projects Pursue Emissions Cuts to Assuage Foreign Buyers

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America’s LNG exporters are unveiling efforts to slash carbon emissions from new facilities as they look to keep new multibillion-dollar projects on track amid mounting climate pressures.

The U.S. has emerged as an LNG export powerhouse in recent years thanks to explosive growth from the country’s shale oil and gas fields, emboldening American claims of energy independence and handing Washington a useful new tool to counter geopolitical foes such as Russia.

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