Supply & Demand

We’re no foe, US exporters tell Trump

US gas exporters enjoy a favourable regulatory environment – but a recent application with the DOE shows they are not taking it for granted US gas exporters enjoy a favourable regulatory environment – but a recent application with the DOE shows they are not taking it for granted.
By The Wildcat 19 July 2018 0 31812
Pipelines in North America Pipelines in North America. (©BP plc)

The economic benefits of the United States’ shale revolution are not in doubt, but the industry is increasingly marketing itself as a deficit-killer to appease its trade balance-fixated president. One company is now playing on Donald Trump’s love of a trade surplus in its plan to export gas to Mexico. 

There are five mentions of the US’s trade deficit with its southern neighbour in Mexico Pacific Ltd’s application to the Department of Energy (DOE). The gas will be piped to...