Alaskan lawmakers cheered a federal decision that clears the way to send liquefied natural gas from state ports to non-free trade markets in Asia. The U.S. Energy Department gave conditional consent for the Alaska LNG Project to ship LNG sourced from domestic reserves to countries that don’t have a free-trade deal with the United States. “Receiving the conditional license to export LNG to non-free trade agreement countries is a major milestone for the Alaska LNG project and great news for Alaska,” U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski , chair of the Senate Energy Committee, said in a statement. The Republican senator’s office said Alaska has more than 35 trillion cubic feet of gas on hand on the North Slope. The LNG project, […]