Tuesday July 14, 2020

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

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
19th January, 2020
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.

Protests over proposed LNG...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Increasing the proportion of biofuels in diesel and petrol would be a low-cost and quick way to cut transport emissions, says James Cogan of Ethanol Europe

Daniel Murray | 2 days ago

Study finds climate change poses danger to homes bought over past ten years, particularly in Louth and Clare

Daniel Murray | 1 week ago

Firms would sign contract for exclusive use of fleet of bikes or electric bikes, under new corporate offering

Peter O'Dwyer | 1 week ago