The Natural Gas Act of 1938, as amended, requires any person who wishes to engage in the import and/or export of natural gas, (including liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas, compressed gas liquids, etc.) from and/or to a foreign country to first obtain an authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Within DOE, the Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement - Division of Natural Gas Regulation, is responsible for granting such authorizations. 

To view information on how to obtain an authorization or to view previously filed applications, please visit the eDocket Room.

 

New:

~ DOE's Response to Petition for Rulemaking Regarding Natural Gas Export Policy from Sierra Club et al.

Policy Statement on Export Commencement Deadlines in Authorizations to Export Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries

The U.S. Department of Energy’s, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) Launched a new report called the Natural Gas Imports and Exports Monthly.

 

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Also available is the Summary of LNG Export Applications of the Lower 48 States. This document is an overall summary of LNG export applications, including those that are under DOE review and those that have been approved. 

 

Natural Gas Imports & Exports Monthly

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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Monthly 2023
Monthly Natural Gas Import and Export Volumes and Prices
February 23, 2024
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LNG Monthly

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LNG Monthly 2023
Monthly LNG Data Volumes and Prices
November 15, 2023
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LNG Monthly 2022
Monthly LNG Data Volumes and Prices
February 15, 2023
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LNG Monthly 2021
Monthly LNG Data Volumes and Prices
February 15, 2022
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LNG Annual Report - 2020
Monthly LNG Data Volumes and Prices
February 16, 2021
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Natural Gas Quarterly

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Natural Gas Imports and Exports First Quarter Report 2023
Natural Gas Imports and Exports First Quarter Report 2023
August 3, 2023
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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Fourth Quarter Report 2022
Natural Gas Imports and Exports Fourth Quarter Report 2022
May 5, 2023
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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Third Quarter Report 2022
Natural Gas Imports and Exports Third Quarter Report 2022
February 1, 2023
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Natural Gas Imports and Exports Second Quarter Report 2022
Natural Gas Imports and Exports Second Quarter Report 2022
November 4, 2022
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