Decision in October on whether to restrict exports – minister East coast shortfall could equal 10% of demand – watchdog Supply gap equivalent to 14 LNG spot cargoes Government extends gas export control trigger to 2030 Gas producers say ample gas available to fill shortfall MELBOURNE, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Australia said on Monday it will decide whether to curb exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) after a watchdog urged restrictions, warning one of the world’s biggest suppliers of the fuel could face a shortfall and soaring prices next year. The government’s move, after a recommendation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), comes even as the country vies with Qatar and the United States as the world’s top LNG exporter. The ACCC warned extra gas is needed to offset declining output […]