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Economic Impact of U.S. LNG Exports

Economic Impact of U.S. LNG Exports.

By Kenneth B. Medlock III, Rice University's Baker Institute; Adrian Cooper, Oxford Economics; Michael Kleiman, Oxford Economics; and Scott Livermore, Oxford Economics

The cumulative impacts of U.S. liquefied natural gas exports is the subject of a new Department of Energy-sponsored study co-authored by Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies.  The study is one of two commissioned by the DOE "to inform [the department's] decisions on applications seeking authorization to export LNG from the lower-48 states to non-free trade agreement countries."  

Click here to read "The Macroeconomic Impact of Increasing U.S. LNG Exports," released by the DOE on Dec. 28, 2015.  

The second study, conducted by the Energy Information Administration in 2014, is available here