Rising Tide: LNG tankers like this one may soon start exporting American natural gas

GE, an industrial company that builds oil and gas rigs and also turbines and generators that turn that gas into heat and electricity, believes that LNG exports could create tens of thousands of jobs in the U.S. energy industry and manufacturing, and spur the sluggish global economy. That’s why Dan Heintzelman, president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas, recently asked U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu in a letter on behalf of GE “to bear in mind the significant benefits that will accrue to the United States economy from allowing exports,” when considering whether approving pending applications for LNG exports were in public interest.

Read more at GE Reports.