Natural Gas

2020

July 28, 2020
IECA Urges Rules Committee to Oppose Amendment: Army Corp of Engineers, Section 404 of the Federal Water

July 13, 2020
IECA Files Motion to Intervene and Protest in East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC Rate Increase

June 19, 2020
IECA Intervenes in the TC Energy Columbia Gas Transmission Pipeline Rate Case

March 20, 2020
IECA Files Comments Urging U.S. Supreme Court to Consider the PennEast Pipeline Case: Monumental Implications for Manufacturers (view press release)

March 11, 2020
Manufacturers Oppose Extending LNG Export Approvals to 2050 (view press release)

January 30, 2020
IECA Supports Reps. Butterfield-Long Bill to Provide FERC with Retroactive Refund Authority When Consumers Have Been Overcharged by Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines (view press release)

January 22, 2020
IECA: Give FERC Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity Reliability Oversight Authority (view press release)

2019

December 30, 2019
IECA Thanks FERC for Approval of the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline

December 20, 2019
LNG Export Applications Decrease Available Pipeline Capacity for U.S.

December 20, 2019
IECA Rejects Sabine Pass Liquefaction Application to Export LNG

December 20, 2019
IECA Rejects Commonwealth LNG Application to Export LNG

December 20, 2019
IECA Rejects Cheniere Marketing and Corpus Christi Liquefaction Application to Export LNG

December 20, 2019
IECA Rejects Sabine Pass Liquefaction Application to Export LNG on a Short-Term Basis

December 19, 2019
Manufacturers Applaud FERC’s Approval of the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline

December 18, 2019
IECA Rejects Golden Pass LNG Extension Request

November 21, 2019
IECA and 8 Other Organizations Support S. 2771, the “Making Pipelines Accountable to Consumers and Taxpayers (MPACT) Act” on Reforming Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act

October 1, 2019
IECA Requests CFTC Market Oversight of LNG Exports

September 11, 2019
LNG Purchases by SOEs and Foreign Country Utilities Threaten Electric Grid Reliability and More (view press release)

July 12, 2019
IECA Files Motion to Intervene, Protest, and Request For Maximum Suspension and Evidentiary Hearing on Northern Natural Gas Company Rate Increase

July 10, 2019
IECA Urges Senate Energy Committee to Examine Pipeline Capacity Sufficiency Due to Growing LNG Export Volumes (view press release)

May 13, 2019
IECA Opposes S. 704, the “European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019”

April 17, 2019
H.R. 2248, the “License Natural Gas (LNG) Now Act” is not in the Public Interest Under the Natural Gas Act

April 16, 2019
S. 1155, the “License Natural Gas (LNG) Now Act” is not in the Public Interest Under the Natural Gas Act (view press release)

April 11, 2019
DOE Should Reject Port Arthur LNG Application to Export Natural Gas to NFTA Countries

April 2, 2019
DOE Should Reject Magnolia LNG Application to Export Natural Gas to NFTA Countries (view press release)

March 20, 2019 
DOE Admits that the LNG Export Study Used Proprietary Economic Model

February 26, 2019
IECA Supports S. 487, a bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a natural gas demand response pilot program

February 12, 2019
Mandatory, Not Voluntary Physical and Cyber Security Requirements are Needed for Natural Gas Pipelines and LNG Facilities (view press release)

February 12, 2019
IECA Supports S. 370, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act of 2019”

February 7, 2019
IECA Supports H.R. 948, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act of 2019”

February 5, 2019
IECA Urges Senate Oversight Hearings on DOE Plans for LNG Exports Equal to 71 Percent of 2017 Demand

January 31, 2019
IECA Urges House Oversight Hearings on DOE Plans for LNG Exports Equal to 71 Percent of 2017 Demand (view press release)

January 30, 2019
IECA Report on Excessive LNG Exports

January 22, 2019
IECA Thanks FERC for Initiating Section 5 Rate Review Cases

2018

December 18, 2018
DOE Fails to Respond to Data Quality Act Violation: LNG Export Study (view press release)

November 28, 2018
IECA Comments for Record Opposing S. 3495, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act”

November 20, 2018
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Driftwood LNG Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

October 15, 2018
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Corpus Christi Liquefaction Stage III Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

October 2, 2018
IECA Supports S. 2649, the “Energy Infrastructure Demand Response Act of 2018”

September 21, 2018
IECA Urges Senate to Support Allies Without Hurting U.S. Natural Gas Consumers

September 13, 2018
IECA Tells Committee that DOE LNG Study States that Natural Gas Prices Will Double

September 13, 2018
IECA Comments for Record on Senate LNG Hearing: Not in Public Interest For DOE to Approve LNG Export Volumes to Levels Which Connect Low Domestic Prices to High Global LNG Market Prices (view press release)

September 5, 2018
IECA Supports Amendment to Provide Opportunity for Hearings and Public Input on Small Scale LNG Export Applications

August 29, 2018
IECA Encourages Congress to Hold Oversight Hearing on Security of Natural Gas Pipelines (view letter to House) (view press release)

July 27, 2018
IECA Submits Data Quality Act Request for Correction on DOE Study “Macroeconomic Outcomes of Market Determined Levels of U.S. LNG Exports”

July 27, 2018
IECA Submits Comments on DOE’s Study on “Macroeconomic Outcomes of Market Determined Levels of U.S. LNG Exports” (view press release)

July 25, 2018
IECA Submits Comments on FERC’s “Certification of New Interstate Natural Gas Facilities”

June 14, 2018
IECA Responds to New DOE LNG Study: LNG Exports to NFTA Countries are Not in the Public Interest

April 25, 2018
IECA Comments on Interstate and Intrastate Natural Gas Pipelines, Rate Changes Related To Federal Income Tax Rate

March 29, 2018
Manufacturers Urge Congress to Provide FERC Retroactive Refund Authority When Consumers Have Been Charged Interstate Pipeline Rates that are Not Just and Reasonable – Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act (view press release)

March 3, 2018
EIA AEO 2018 Cumulative Natural Gas Demand to 2050 Consumes 69 Percent of All EIA Known Technically Recoverable Resources in Lower 48

March 1, 2018
IECA Urges the U.S. Department of Energy to Halt Excessive LNG Export Approvals (view press release)

February 6, 2018
Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 4605, the “Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act”

January 18, 2018
IECA Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Energy on “Legislation Addressing LNG Exports and PURPA Modernization” (view opening statement) (view press release)

January 10, 2018
IECA Urges FERC to Reduce Interstate Pipeline Rates Due to Tax Rate Changes

2017

December 20, 2017
Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 4605, the “Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act” (view press release)

October 17, 2017
IECA Comments on DOE’s Proposed Rule for Small-Scale Natural Gas Exports

September 25, 2017
IECA Seeks Fair-Trade and “America First” LNG Export Policy (view press release)

September 11, 2017
IECA Opposes S. 1404, the “Natural Gas Export Expansion Act”

August 22, 2017
Manufacturers Request DOE to Conduct Legal Review of LNG Export Applications to NFTA Countries (view press release)

August 17, 2017
IECA Comments on 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program

August 16, 2017
Manufacturers Justify LNG Export Approval Moratorium: 58 to 71 Percent of all Natural Gas Could be Consumed by 2050 (view press release)

July 19, 2017
IECA Opposes S. 1415, the “License Natural Gas (LNG) Now Act” (view press release)

July 18, 2017
IECA and 24 Organizations Support H.R. 2910, the “Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act”
“The need for new energy infrastructure has never been more important, as new natural gas supplies have changed the market and presented new opportunities for our economy to take advantage of this abundant and low-cost energy resource.”

July 11, 2017
WSJ Story Illustrates How Australian LNG Exports Resulted in a Domestic Shortage for Consumers

July 10, 2017
Manufacturers Oppose S. 1415, the “License Natural Gas (LNG) Now Act”

July 7, 2017
IECA Disputes U.S. Has Massive Amount of Natural Gas

June 28, 2017
IECA Urges DOE to Implement a Moratorium on LNG Export Approvals to NFTA Countries (view press release)

June 12, 2017
IECA Sends White House Comparison of Energy Information Administration and Potential Gas Committee Natural Gas Resources

June 12, 2017
IECA Comments on Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico

May 18, 2017
IECA President Testifies Before the International Trade Administration on the “Administration Report on Significant Trade Deficits”

May 10, 2017
IECA Requests Opportunity to Speak at Public Hearing Regarding Administration Report on Significant Trade Deficits

May 10, 2017
IECA Comments to International Trade Administration Regarding Administration Report on Significant Trade Deficits

April 13, 2017
Accelerating LNG Exports is Inconsistent with President Trump’s “America First” Pledge (view press release)

February 14, 2017
IECA Supports the Spire STL Natural Gas Pipeline Project

February 10, 2017
IECA Supports S.J. Res. 11, Disapproving the BLM’s Methane Rule

January 31, 2017
IECA Asks President Trump to Nominate Candidates to FERC (view press release)

January 30, 2017
IECA Supports FERC Initiating Section 5 Rate Reviews on Pipelines – Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC and Wyoming Interstate Company, L.L.C.

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Trunkline Backhaul Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Northern Lights 2017 Expansion Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Panhandle Backhaul Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Orion Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Line QP, Q, and Queen Storage Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Equitrans Expansion Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports Cedar Station Upgrade Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the B-System Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Atlantic Sunrise Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 23, 2017
IECA Supports the Abandonment and Capacity Restoration Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the WB Xpress Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the Supply Header Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the Rover Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the PennEast Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports NEXUS Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the Mountaineer Xpress Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the Leach Xpress Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 13, 2017
IECA Supports the Eastern System Upgrade Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 10, 2017
IECA Supports the VEPCO-Warren County Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 10, 2017
IECA Supports the Transco to Charleston Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 10, 2017
IECA Supports the Susquehanna West Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 10, 2017
IECA Supports the Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 9, 2017
IECA Supports the Atlantic Bridge Natural Gas Pipeline Project

January 9, 2017
IECA Supports the Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline Project

2016

November 29, 2016
IECA Reaffirms Opposition to LNG Provisions in Energy Bill Conference

November 17, 2016
TEXICAN Webinar Presentation: The Economics of U.S. Shale Natural Gas and the Disruptive Effect of Gas-Fired Power Generation

September 21, 2016
12 Senators Urge DOE to Evaluate Impact of LNG Export Approvals Before Considering More Exports

July 6, 2016
IECA Comments on Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines

June 10, 2016
IECA Comments on Notice of Availability of and Request for Comments on the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Proposed Program

June 1, 2016
IECA Comments on FERC’s Rehearing for Jordan Cove Energy LNG Export Project

May 16, 2016
IECA Supports Amendment 364 to H.R. 4909, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017”
“Section 1090 strikes the requirement that DOE make a decision within 30 days of FERC approval of any LNG export application. It is not in the public interest to force a 30-day decision.”

May 16, 2016
IECA Comments on FERC’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Golden Pass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Project

March 23, 2016
IECA Comments on Jordan Cove Energy LNG Export Project

February 12, 2016
IECA Comments on 2015 DOE LNG Export Study (view press release)

January 15, 2016
IECA President Testifies Before the USITC on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors (view press release) (view summary testimony)

January 5, 2016
IECA Requests Time Extension for Comments on DOE LNG Export Study

2015

October 6, 2015
IECA Calls on Congress to Require Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines to Refund Overcharges to Customers (view press release)

September 22, 2015
IECA Calls on FERC to Resume Three Year Reviews of Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Rates (view press release)

June 19, 2015
Congressmen Bill Flores & Bob Latta Send Letter to FERC on Natural Gas Pipeline Btu Specifications

May 22, 2015
IECA Supports S. 1226, the “American Helium Production Act of 2015″

May 22, 2015
IECA Supports S. 1215, the “Methane Hydrate Research and Development Amendments Act of 2015″

May 22, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on American LNG Marketing Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

May 14, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Downeast LNG, Inc. Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

March 10, 2015
IECA Supports S. 585, the “American Natural Gas Security and Consumer Protection Act”
“Current law favors allowing LNG exports to the detriment of the domestic consumer. S.585 would turn this presumption in favor of consumers, the economy, and job creation here at home.”

February 26, 2015
IECA Agrees with 16 Senators – Large LNG Export Volumes Are Not Consistent with the Public Interest

February 19, 2015
IECA Responds to Questions from Senators Manchin and Franken Regarding Senate Hearing on S. 33, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transportation Act

February 11, 2015
16 Senators Send Letter to Secretary Moniz on LNG Exports
“We are concerned about the conclusions you draw from these analysis, which we believe demonstrate that large volumes of LNG exports are not consistent with the public interest.”

February 9, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Pieridae Energy (USA) Ltd. Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

January 29, 2015
IECA President Testifies Before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on S. 33, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act” (view verbal testimony) (view video testimony)

January 27, 2015
IECA Opposes S. 33, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act”

January 26, 2015
IECA Comments on FERC’s Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities

January 26, 2015
IECA Opposes H.R. 351, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act”

January 14, 2015
IECA Supports S. 15, the “Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act”

January 13, 2015
IECA Supports H.R. 161, the “Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act”

January 9, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Venture Global LNG, LLC Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

January 9, 2015
IECA Files Motion to Intervene on Texas LNG, LLC Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries

January 6, 2015
IECA Tells President Obama that Unfettered Exports of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) are not in the Public Interest (view press release)

2014

November 26, 2014
IECA Comments to FERC on the Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities

October 3, 2014
IECA to Congress: Australians’ Gas Bills Soar Amid LNG Export Boom (view letter to U.S. House)

September 11, 2014
IECA States that DOE Approves LNG Export Facilities Despite EIA Forecasts that Domestic Natural Gas Prices Will Increase 134 Percent in Ten Years

August 25, 2014
IECA Asks FERC for Study on Grid Reliability and Costs in Association with the Implementation of the EPA Clean Power Plan

August 19, 2014
IECA President Op-Ed: Why Manufacturers Oppose Unfettered LNG Exports

August 15, 2014
IECA Comments on DOE Issuance of Final Procedures for LNG Exports
“Unfortunately, the U.S. Department of Energy’s final rule did not address the most important issue, the public interest criteria for making decisions. The DOE did not make any changes to the criteria on how it makes public interest determination decisions that have very serious cost impact implications for all U.S. consumers.”

July 30, 2014
IECA Comments on the Preparation of the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program

July 24, 2014
Deloitte Australian LNG Report Illustrates the Dangers of Unfettered LNG Exports (view House letter) (view press release)

July 21, 2014
IECA Comments on DOE’s “Proposed Procedures for Liquefied Natural Gas Export Decisions” (view press release)

July 9, 2014
IECA Supports Streamlining Permitting Process for Onshore Oil and Gas Leases

July 2, 2014
IECA Urges U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Not to List the Greater Sage-Grouse as a Threatened Status Prematurely

July 1, 2014
IECA Tells Senate Natural Gas Flaring is a Weak Argument in Favor of Expediting LNG Exports (view House letter)

July 1, 2014
DOE Denies IECA Request to Extend Comment Period on Proposed Procedural Changes on LNG Exports

June 25, 2014
Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 6, A Bill to Expedite LNG Exports

June 23, 2014
Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 6, the “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act”

June 19, 2014
Industrial Natural Gas Consumers Oppose Senator Udall-Landrieu Bill To Expedite LNG Exports

June 19, 2014
IECA: Why Manufacturers are Concerned about Unfettered LNG Exports

June 18, 2014
IECA Submits Comments for the Hearing Record to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on LNG Exports

June 17, 2014
IECA Requests to Testify Before Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on LNG Exports

June 17, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 4293, the Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act

June 17, 2014
IECA Supports H.R. 1587, the Energy Infrastructure Improvement Act

June 12, 2014
IECA Requests Extended Comment Period on Proposed Procedural Changes on LNG Exports

May 30, 2014
IECA Cautiously Supports DOE Changes to LNG Export Decisions

May 8, 2014
22 Senators Send Letter to Obama on LNG Exports
“We write to express our concern regarding the impact that large-scale exports of natural gas could have on American consumers and businesses.”

May 6, 2014
IECA Tells U.S. Senate that LNG Market Signal to Putin Has Already Been Sent

April 29, 2014
IECA Rebuttal to H.R. 6 – False Claims of Sending Market Signal in Support of NATO Allies (view press release)

April 28, 2014
IECA States that Manufacturers Oppose H.R. 6

April 15, 2014
Australian Nitrogen Fertilizer CEO Confirms Unfettered LNG Exports Have Tripled Natural Gas Prices

April 9, 2014
IECA States that a Vote For H.R. 6 Is a Vote Against Manufacturing

April 8, 2014
IECA Urges Congress to Vote Against H.R. 6
“Even before the first shipment of LNG has been made, EIA AEO 2014 forecasts industrial prices to rise to $6.63 per million Btu, a 76 percent increase by 2019 versus 2012.”

March 28, 2014
IECA Warns Congress that the Australian LNG Export Story Should Sound As A Warning To U.S. Policymakers

March 25, 2014
IECA Comments on House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing on The Geopolitical Potential of the U.S. Energy Boom

March 25, 2014
IECA Comments on Senator Barrasso Amendment – Ukraine Has More Supply Years of Proven Natural Gas Reserves than the U.S.!

March 24, 2014
IECA Comments on Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Hearing on Importing Energy, Exporting Jobs. Can it be Reversed

March 24, 2014
IECA Comments on House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on H.R. 6, the “Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act”

March 24, 2014
IECA Requests Opportunity to Testify During Hearing on Exports

March 5, 2014
IECA Tells Congress to Export Hydraulic Fracturing Technology to Ukraine to Weaken Putin – Not U.S. LNG (view press release)

February 27, 2014
IECA Congressional Communication – Australia Power Company Turning Back to Coal, Due to Rapid LNG Exports

February 21, 2014
IECA Supports FERC Investigation into Winter Gas-Electric Reliability and Price Spikes

February 18, 2014
Letter from Senator Carl Levin to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on LNG Exports
“U.S. manufacturers and consumers of natural gas may be harmed by higher prices and placed at a competitive disadvantage if natural gas exports are authorized to countries with whom the United States does not have enforceable Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) to provide a level playing field for U.S. exporters.”

February 11, 2014
IECA Comments on DOE’s Approval of Sixth LNG Export Application to Non-Free Trade Countries – Cameron LNG

February 6, 2014
IECA Urges Secretary Moniz to Take “Time-Out” – LNG Export Approvals to Non-Free Trade Countries (view press release)

February 4, 2014
IECA Responds to E&C Committee’s LNG Report – Report Disappoints U.S. Manufacturing

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