American Gas Association Encouraged by Obama’s Executive Order

American Gas Association Encouraged by Obama’s Executive Order

The American Gas Association (AGA) released a statement regarding the announcement that the Administration will create a new interagency working group to support safe and responsible development of unconventional domestic natural gas resources and associated infrastructure to help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.

President Obama highlighted the benefits of natural gas in his State of the Union address, and has been promoting responsible production and broader use of this domestic, abundant, affordable, clean and reliable energy source,” said Dave McCurdy, president and CEO of AGA.We are pleased to see this action today, which will help promote consistency between the Administration and policies that are put in place.

This working group will foster improved government communication and coordination that will help our members continue to safely deliver this foundation fuel to 177 million Americans every day.”


LNG World News Staff, April 18, 2012; Image: White House