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US DOE finalises rules to speed up approvals for small-scale gas exports

The US DOE has finalised new rules that will speed up approval of applications to export small volumes of gas.
By Staff reporter 26 July 2018 0 31911

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has finalised new rules that will speed up approval of applications to export small volumes of gas, including LNG, the DOE said on Wednesday.

The so-called ‘small-scale rule’ is aimed at emerging markets in the Caribbean and Central and South America, where LNG from US export plants can be shipped or barged short distances inside tank containers.

Under the new rules, the DOE will grant applications that seek to export up...