FTA

Australia and China Free Trade Agreement

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This week, following the successful hosting of the G20 summit, the Australian Federal Government signed a declaration of intention with China to bring into force a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). The agreement comes after a decade of negotiations between the two countries and is expected to be worth up to AUD18 billion to the Australian economy over the next few years. The agreement will ensure 85% of all Australian exports will enter the Chinese market tariff-free, rising to 93% within four years and 95% once it is fully operational.

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Energy Department Authorizes Freeport LNG to Export Liquefied Natural Gas WASHINGTON – The Energy Department announced today that it has issued two final authorizations for Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. and FLNG Liquefaction, LLC (Freeport) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the… Keep reading →

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The FERC has authorized Dominion’s Cove Point LNG terminal to export up to 5.75 million metric tons of LNG per year from its existing import terminal at Calvert County, Maryland. On September 29, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP to construct and operate facilities for liquefaction and export… Keep reading →

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WASHINGTON – The Energy Department announced today that it has issued the final authorization to Cameron LNG, LLC (Cameron) and Carib Energy LLC (Carib) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. The Cameron LNG Terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana… Keep reading →

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WASHINGTON – The Energy Department announced today that it has conditionally authorized LNG Development Co., LLC (Oregon LNG) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States, from the Oregon LNG Terminal in Warrenton, Oregon. The Oregon LNG application was next… Keep reading →

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FERC has authorized Freeport LNG to liquefy and export liquefied natural gas from its Quintana Island Terminal in Texas. On July 30, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Freeport LNG Development LP to construct and operate facilities for natural gas liquefaction and export from its liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal near Freeport,… Keep reading →


As of the end of October, the Department of Energy (DOE) had 18 applications pending for authority to export liquefied natural gas (LNG).

International demand is growing and expert studies say the LNG market will need 15 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) more in five years. Keep reading →


What happens when federal regulation designed to guard against national shortages of a critical fuel runs headlong into fuel surpluses?

That’s what the US is finding out now with natural gas, and nowhere is the dilemma more clearly on display than the issue of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. Keep reading →