DOE issues three rulings favorable to LNG exporters

  • United States
  • 02/21/2019
  • Project Finance

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a policy statement, a blanket order and a proposed interpretive rule relieving some of the reporting requirements for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters. First, DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy (DOE/FE) issued a policy statement, effective December 19, 2018, eliminating the end use reporting provisions in authorizations for the export of LNG. The policy statement affects only future export authorizations issued by DOE/FE. Second, concurrently with the policy statement, DOE/FE issued a blanket order removing the end use provision from 42 long-term and short-term export authorizations issued between February 2016 and December 2018 (continue)

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