Energy Policy

Lawmakers, analysts debate the economics and politics of exporting LNG

As low prices dominate the United States' growing natural gas market, what are the economic and political costs of exporting liquefied natural gas? In this E&ETV Special Report, lawmakers and analysts weigh in on the LNG exports debate and discuss how the issue could play into election-year politics. Interviewed experts include Joel Kirkland, deputy editor, EnergyWire; Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.); Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas); Guy Caruso, former administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration; Bill Cooper, president, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas; Lisa Epifani, former assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs, Department of Energy; Kevin Book, managing director, ClearView Energy Partners; and Bruce McKay, managing director of federal affairs, Dominion Resources.