65 export applications on file
Global LNG trading is expected to grow significantly in the next 15 years, and much of this growth will be fueled by exports from the U.S. The EIA reports that 65 applications have been filed to export LNG to other nations, with applications totaling nearly 55 Bcf/d. For reference, U.S. LNG exports from 1985 to 2011 were relatively steady and averaged about 164 MMcf/d.

The first LNG facility in this boom is Cheniere’s (ticker: LNG) Sabine Pass, which came online last year. Originally planned before the U.S. sh...

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