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DOE authorises Golden Pass LNG exports to non-FTA countries

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it has authorised Golden Pass Products LLC (Golden Pass) to export domestically produced LNG to countries that do not have a free trade agreement (FTA) with the US.

The Golden Pass Terminal is authorised to export LNG up to the equivalent of 2.21 billion ft3/d of natural gas to any non-FTA country not prohibited by US law or policy. The facility is located near Sabine Pass, in Jefferson County, Texas, US.

With the increase in domestic natural gas production, the US is transforming into a net exporter of natural gas. The DOE has authorised a total of 19.2 billion ft3/d of gas exports to non-FTA countries from planned facilities in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and Maryland. The DOE claims that, if built, these projects would help the US to become the world’s dominant LNG exporter.

Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy, said: “This announcement is another example of President Trump’s leadership in making the United States an energy dominant force. This is not only good for our economy and American jobs but also assists other countries with their energy security.”

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