Sens. Seek Special LNG Export Treatment For US Allies

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 6:02 PM EST) -- A majority-Republican group of 11 senators on Thursday introduced a bill to give preferential treatment to NATO members and Japan for the export of natural gas, saying it would tip American allies away from purchasing gas from U.S. rivals and improve the domestic industry.

The bill, the Expedited LNG for American Allies Act of 2013, will give automatic approval to exports of liquefied natural gas and other natural gas to all NATO member nations, Japan and any other country for which allowing the export of gas...
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