President Donald Trump’s trade war with China may be just the edge Canadian LNG export developers need as they try to woo Asian buyers and siphon market share from the US Gulf Coast. At a time when cheap and abundant US shale gas is fueling an unprecedented domestic expansion of liquefaction capacity, Chinese import demand is surging as the world’s most populous nation transitions to cleaner-burning fuels to combat climate change. That’s propelled US export developers’ growth projections, with boardroom discussions heavily weighted to what’s happening in China. But the recently escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing threaten to upend that balance and potentially give the US’ northern neighbor an advantage with China over US terminals currently proposed, global energy leaders said Tuesday as the World Gas Conference got underway. “You run the risk of making those projects less competitive,” ExxonMobil CEO Darren Woods said in Washington. Canada […]