Hogan backs importing gas from US and Canada to Europe

Commissioner’s comments are a boost for American exporters of LNG as environmentalists protest about importing ‘fracked’ gas

19th January, 2020
Hogan backs importing gas from US and Canada to Europe
Phil Hogan, the European trade commissioner, told a Washington DC think-tank that LNG imports from the would be a ‘win-win’ for all parties

Phil Hogan has backed the importation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe from the US and Canada, labelling it a “win-win” for parties either side of the Atlantic.

The comments by the European Trade Commissioner will serve as a boost to American exporters of LNG looking to widen their presence in European markets, at a time when environmentalists are protesting the importation of American “fracked” gas.

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