Ukraine Crisis Sparks Flurry Of US LNG Export Bills

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 5:10 PM EST) -- The ongoing crisis in Ukraine and its impact on the global gas market have amplified congressional debate over U.S. liquified natural gas exports, with a senator and his expected re-election challenger proposing bills to expand LNG exports and another lawmaker floating legislation to prevent such an expansion.

Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., introduced a bill on Wednesday that would allow the U.S. to export LNG to fellow World Trade Organization members such as Ukraine and Japan, even if they don't have a free trade agreement with the...
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