President Donald Trump said Monday that the United States has become “the number one energy producer in the world.”
“Because over the past few years we have made great strides in the field of energy.”..>, we are a net energy exporter and now are the number one energy producer in the world, ” he wrote on his Twitter page.
Trump also noted that the US does not need oil and gas from the Middle East. “In fact, we have very few tankers there, but we will help our allies,” he said.
As stated on Thursday, the US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, the United States by the end of this year will be able to increase its capacity to export liquefied natural gas by 150% compared to the end of 2018 thanks to new projects. He also added that the US next year for the first time since the administration of the 34th US President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961) “will become a net exporter of energy resources.”