U.S., Cheniere rewrite safety order after LNG leak
Cheniere Energy Inc. has finalized an agreement with U.S. regulators that eliminates some deadlines for the company to complete an investigation into the causes of a ruptured storage tank at its Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas export facility in Louisiana.
FERC tackles first gas policy review since 1999
Federal regulators expect an outpouring of comments on an inquiry launched yesterday on whether they should change the way they review and approve interstate natural gas pipelines.
Energy industry absent in steel users' fight against tariffs
A coalition of domestic manufacturers opposing steel and aluminum tariffs launched this week to fight what they describe as a damaging economic policy that will lead to a net loss of jobs. Conspicuously absent: pipeline companies, refiners and other major energy interests that have spoken out on the issue.
LNG deals divert focus from U.S.-China energy tech issues
The Trump administration should avoid improving the national trade balance with China through increased liquefied natural gas exports, says a new assessment that warns any benefits from doing so would likely be short-lived.
Pruitt's overseas travel pulls Icahn LNG money into focus
A December trip to Morocco by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt could benefit Carl Icahn, an activist investor who holds a controlling stake in the largest U.S. natural gas exporter and who helped Pruitt secure his position in President Trump's Cabinet.