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IEA: China leads demand for natural gas

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, June 5 – Natural gas is headed for a bright future, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) projecting China to more than double consumption by 2017, while the U.S. will … Continue reading

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U.S.: No exception for Japan on exports of natural gas

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 31 – The Obama administration is said to be reconsidering a recent decision to deny exports of liquefied natural gas to Japan, given the country’s need to find a replacement fuel following closure of … Continue reading

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Japanese money pulls in LNG

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 7 – There can be little doubt that Japan’s need for liquefied natural gas has soared in the wake of the country’s nuclear meltdown last year, with all of its reactors now shuttered. That … Continue reading

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