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US set to overtake Australia in LNG exports

America's energy sector to see boom on 'Trump effect '

The Darwin-based Ichthys LNG project’s 336 metre floating production, storage and offloading facility under construction in South Korea, September 2016.

SYDNEY -- Australia's expected ascendancy to global leadership in liquefied natural gas exports by 2019 could be short-lived, with rival suppliers in the U.S. on track to lift their own gas exports substantially in the 2020s on the back of an expected American energy boom driven by the new administration of President Donald Trump.

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