The chief executive of Texas LNG, a U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, has cast doubts over his rivals’ plans to build export terminals because their proposed capacities would require a Chinese, or equally large, the committed buyer. However, Chinese LNG buyers are seen as unlikely to want to commit to U.S. LNG supplies after Beijing set a 10 percent tariff on the super-chilled fuel as part of an ongoing trade war between it and U.S. President Donald Trump. Vivek Chandra said an anticipated push to make Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) on U.S. projects next year may also falter because buyers, whose commitments help finance projects, are still shy of coming forward in a fast-changing market. An FID announced by Royal Dutch Shell earlier this month to build a huge LNG export terminal in Western Canada prompted expectations of more approvals in North America. But Shell’s project […]