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Full-speed ahead for U.S. LNG industry

By Melanie FrannerĀ  Thanks to its growing shale gas industry, the United States is well on its way to becoming a significant exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Numbers from the Energy Information Administration show that shale gas production in the U.S. totaled 4.87 trillion cubic feet (tcf) in 2010….

Regulations limit U.S. demand response to lower oil prices

The ability of the U.S. fuels market to respond to lower oil prices is expected to be capped over the long-term due to fuel market regulations meant to limit domestic demand for conventional refined fuels, according to Fitch Ratings. These measures include rising renewable fuel requirements under the Energy Independence…