In response to an increased push to amplify the exportation of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from the United States, Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) and a few other materials sector companies have created a lobbying group aimed at precluding this from taking place on a material scale. Since this group has been formed, ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM), a clear proponent of LNG exportation, basically has said that the group's arguments hold very little water. With so much riding on the price of natural gas, it should come as no surprise that the largest energy company in the world is hopeful these export initiatives will roll out.

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