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API applauds house vote to expedite LNG exports

LNG Industry,

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has applauded yesterday’s bipartisan vote in the US House of Representatives to expedite exports of LNG.

Energy revolution

API President, Jack Gerard, commented: “Our allies overseas are looking to the US for leadership on energy, just as American workers are looking for leadership on job creation, and this legislation provides both. America is now the world’s top producer of natural gas, and tearing down barriers to foreign markets could boost our growth here at home, create thousands of jobs, and strengthen our position as an energy superpower. With bipartisan champions in both chambers, momentum is strong, and we’re optimistic that the House and Senate will come together to unlock the economic and strategic potential of America’s energy revolution.”

Introduced by Rep. Cory Gardner and co-sponsored by Reps. Gene Green and Tim Ryan, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act would expedite approval of over 20 export permits at the Department of Energy.

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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