DOE, industry ask regulators to coordinate LNG's role

US Sec. of Energy Spencer Abraham Dec. 18 said expanding LNG imports will help keep US natural gas prices stable, but he added that local and federal regulators must work together to ensure those supplies reach US markets."There is a great deal of interest in the future of LNG in North America, as a result of which there are at least two dozen proposals out for the construction of LNG terminals in the US, Mexico, and Canada over the next several years," said Abraham at the LNG Ministerial Summit held in Washington, DC. "There are, however, major challenges to the success of so large and complex an undertaking," he said.The US Department of Energy and the US Energy Association sponsored th...

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