The loss of Japan's nuclear power plants is luring buyers eager for cheap U.S. shale gas,...

|By:, SA News Editor

The loss of Japan's nuclear power plants is luring buyers eager for cheap U.S. shale gas, potentially enriching U.S. companies such as Sempra Energy (SRE) and Dominion Resources (D). But companies hoping to export LNG don't yet have permission from the Department of Energy to ship to countries such as Japan that lack free-trade agreements with the U.S.