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House Sends Administration Strong Rebuke on LNG Pause

On Thursday of last week, the House passed H.R. 7176, “Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act” 224-200. This strong vote total is somewhat of a rarity in the closely divided partisan House. The yes votes included a number of Democrats who crossed party lines to support the legislation. Democratic members Caraveo, Cuellar, Costa, Golden, Gonzalez, Larsen, Peltola, Perez and Veasey all supported the measure. Democrats were not hesitant to express their support for the measure. “I’m for American energy, I’m for Texas, and I’m for my congressional district, as simple as that,” said Gonzalez. “Some people have really lost it on the idea of how we treat American energy in this country.”

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Pushback Against LNG Pause Continues

The pushback against the administration’s LNG pause continues on the Hill this week. Last week EWTC led 41 members to the Hill and conducted multiple meetings to deliver the message as to the implications of the pause and heard bipartisan concerns about the policy. The Energy Workforce group heard from Administration officials that the review could last up to six months.   

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Industry Groups Urge Congress to Vote in Favor of H.R. 7176, Unlocking Domestic LNG Potential Act

Energy Workforce & Technology Council joined together with IPAA, the US Oil and Gas Association, Western Energy Alliance, the National Stripper Well Association, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, Gulf Energy Alliance, the International Association of Drilling Contractors, and the National Ocean Industries Association to urge members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote yes on H.R. 7176, Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act.

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