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Flawed Assumptions Render Misguided Conclusions in Dow-commissioned Study on LNG Exports (Links to another website)(March 15, 2013)

Dow-Commissioned Study Contains Errors Too Large to Ignore Flawed assumptions about natural gas market render misguided conclusions

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LNG Export Study Soundly Conducted and DOE Should Proceed Expeditiously With Applications (NGSA Reply Comments) (February 25, 2013)


The Natural Gas Supply Association (“NGSA”), on behalf of its member companies,submits
the following reply to comments to the Department of Energy (“DOE” or “Department”) on
the 2012 LNG Export Study prepared for the Department by NERA Economic Consulting.

NGSA is a trade association that represents integrated and independent companies that
produce and market domestic natural gas. NGSA encourages the use of natural gas within a balanced national energy policy, and promotes the benefits of competitive markets,to ensure reliable and efficient transportation and delivery of natural gas and to increase the supply of natural gas…

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LNG Export Reply FINAL Feb 25 2013 (174.0 KB)



The Energy Users Ask CFTC to Grant “No Action” Relief for Notional Amount Methodology (February 21, 2013)

Energy Users Ask CFTC to Grant “No-Action” Relief for Notional Amount Methodology

(Washington, D.C.) — Today the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA), joined by the
Electric Power Supply Association, asked the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
(CFTC) to grant “no-action” relief on methodologies used to calculate the notional amount of certain commodity swaps.

Jenny Fordham, NGSA’s vice president, markets, said, “We’re asking the CFTC to confirm
that it won’t recommend an enforcement action against a market participant that calculates the notional amount of its swaps in a way that is consistent with its understanding of industry practice or another commercially reasonable method in the absence of additional formal regulatory guidance.”

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