Experts question North American LNG exports

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There is a future for a more active North American liquefied natural gas (LNG) export market, according to experts, but the price outlook presents a significant barrier.

North America could have a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export capacity of 1–2 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) by 2017, according to research published this week by Barclays Capital. However, the bank warned that the success of the nine LNG export projects currently being considered by the government and regulators will rely o