Golden Pass

Golden Pass receives authorization for LNG exporting

Qatar Petroleum announced Tuesday, April 25 that Golden Pass Products (GPP) has received authorization from the US Department of Energy to export LNG to Non-Free Trade Agreement countries.

Golden Pass Products, which is developing the LNG export project, is owned by affiliates of Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil, who are world leaders in the LNG business with Qatar Petroleum being the largest LNG exporter in the world. 

Southeast Texas energy companies gassing up to drive global LNG market

The longtime fear among Baltic nations has been that Russia will use energy as a political weapon, cutting their natural gas supply. But in the future, that may no longer be leverage the superpower can use against the post-Soviet states, with a shale boom that has made the United States a major player in the LNG export market.