LNG Study Delay Adds To Uncertainty For Export Hopefuls

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy said Monday it was pushing back a long-awaited study on the impact of U.S. liquefied natural gas exports, a decision that could create new concerns for a handful of high-stakes LNG export projects awaiting the agency’s approval.

The DOE had planned to release by the end of summer a third-party report on the macroeconomic effects of granting LNG export applications to natural gas companies. The agency will use the report, which is being conducted by an unnamed contractor, to determine whether...
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