US could increase Latin American influence with LNG – senator

The United States could boost its influence over Latin America with LNG exports, US Senator Bill Cassidy has said.
By Staff reporter 7 December 2017 0 28710

The United States could boost its influence over Latin America with LNG exports, US Senator Bill Cassidy has said.

“Increasing exports of [...] US LNG [...] will decrease Caribbean and Central American reliance on Venezuelan fuel oil, increase economic opportunities and offer a cleaner-burning fuel source for those nations,” Cassidy, a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, noted at a hearing on the Small-Scale LNG Access Act earlier this week.

“Increasing LNG exports, even on a small scale, will positively impact the economies...

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