1 Winner in Natural Gas Exports

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino and research analyst Lyons George discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Isaac and Lyons describe the long-term effects of natural gas exports. With Cheniere Energy receiving FERC approval to initiate exports from the Gulf Coast to overseas markets, the industry has been abuzz with the promise of a rebound in natural gas prices. However, a lot of players have a stake in the outcome. If exports cause gas prices to spike, then perhaps the U.S. loses an opportunity to shift to a cleaner fuel in a manner that makes economic sense. On the other end of the spectrum, producers like Chesapeake Energy are flirting with disaster if prices remain depressed. Isaac delves into a recent study by a top-notch consulting firm that predicts the impact on natural gas prices should exports take off.

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Isaac Pino owns shares of General Electric. Lyons George has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Devon Energy and Chesapeake Energy. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Clean Energy Fuels and Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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