Title: Liquefied Natural Gas: An Overview of the Issues for State Public Utility Commissions
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Publication Date: 06/2005
Publication Type: Report/Publication
Program/Technology: Oil & Natural Gas
Author: DOE
Consulting IFC

This white paper presents an overview of the major issues related to the import and use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a reliable energy source. The report focuses on the modes of maintaining a strong LNG supply, including: The Role of Public Utility Commissions, Regional Issues, Economics and Contracting, and Environmental Impacts. The report concludes by suggesting guidelines for state PUCs considering LNG expansion.

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