Jaffe: LNG exports may help put US in stronger global position

05/13/2013
Debate over whether the US should authorize more LNG exports has been too narrowly focused on potential domestic impacts, an energy and geopolitical expert told a US House subcommittee. Their greater benefit may lie in their possibly start to change global gas markets and establishing the US as an important and reliable supplier, Amy Myers Jaffe said. "For the last 3 decades, the United States has promoted free trade and energy investments," Jaffe said during the Energy and Commerce Committee's Energy and Power Subcommittee May 7 hearing on energy exports. "Because we don't want Russia or countries in the Middle East to restrict their energy exports, we shouldn't restrict o...
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