CEO of Top Natural Gas Producer Sees ‘Tremendous’ Moment for U.S. Energy

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On Thursday, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry put natural gas companies on the clock, telling them to clean up their acts in the next six to 10 years or be replaced. On Friday, the head of the largest gas producer in the U.S. said Kerry’s comments were “extremely encouraging” for the industry, because they show the Biden administration is embracing gas even as it criticizes some of its impact.

Kerry said that natural gas can help decarbonize American energy, at least in the short term. Gas produces about half the carbon emissions…