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Trump Administration’s “All-of-the-Above” Strategy Stresses Export Role for Natural Gas

June 28, 2018

Via: PowerMag

The Trump administration, which is considering subsidizing baseload coal and nuclear power for resiliency and “national security,” is pursuing an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy that emphasizes natural gas exports, said Energy Secretary Rick Perry at the World Gas Conference this week in Washington D.C.

In a keynote speech on June 26, Perry described the shale gas revolution—which doubled the future supply of natural gas between 1990 and 2016—as an “astounding miracle” that has quickly transformed America’s standing in global energy markets. That transformation has allowed the U.S. to produce energy more “cleanly and efficiently, more abundantly and affordably, and from a wider range of energy sources … than anyone predicted,” he said.

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