“The Department of Energy announced Wednesday that it is authorizing liquefied natural gas facilities on the Gulf Coast to ship additional product across the globe in the face of constant pressure from Republicans to enable more fossil fuel production. The department’s orders raised output thresholds on Texas-based Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi facilities, allowing the company to ship 0.72 billion cubic feet of LNG per day more than previously authorized.”
Just a few hours earlier, Gov. Greg Abbott had complained that Biden’s regulators were holding up shipments of Texas LNG to Europe, a potentially huge market as the continent weans itself off Russian oil and gas. Now to see if Biden’s response is satisfactory.