Energy Bill Could Hit Senate Floor This Month, Aide Says

By Ari Natter, Bloomberg BNA.

Jan. 14 — A broad energy bill that includes language to expedite the federal approval process for liquefied natural gas exports could be brought to the Senate floor by month's end, a Republican leadership aide told Bloomberg BNA Jan. 14.

While it is “certainly possible” legislation could be on the floor this month, the aide cautioned in an e-mail that there is “nothing locked” in place yet.

Multiple lobbyists told Bloomberg BNA that the bill was could be brought to the floor after the Senate acts on legislation related to Syrian refugee policy, possibly the week of Jan. 25.