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The Real Way the West Can Impact Ukraine

The weather is taking a decidedly better turn here in London these past few days.

It's a good thing, because all of the talk currently in British circles is about the deteriorating situation in Ukraine.

These concerns involve the all-too-obvious geopolitical impacts of a Russian takeover of Crimea and perhaps a broader swath of Eastern Ukraine.

However, there is another matter that has a more immediate impact on Europe, especially if the temperatures start falling again.

You see, despite the Russian-controlled natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to northern Germany (Nord Stream) and across Belarus to Poland, most of the Russian natural gas coming to the continent still passes across Ukraine - about 80% in fact.

And Europe is still reliant upon this energy flow despite attempts to diversify.

That means the longer the crisis between Russia and Ukraine remains unresolved, the higher the tension level among Europeans will be.

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Ukraine Crisis Gives Additional Boost to U.S. LNG Stocks, Exports

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LNG stocks have gotten a bump up as Russia's clash with Ukraine boils on. The conflict may open the door to rejuvenated liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to Europe.

Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG) - an LNG stock we've been bullish on for quite some time - closed up 3.88% to $51.17 per share Tuesday. It's up 18.67% so far in 2014. Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) climbed 0.91% to $94.60, and 5.77% in 2014. Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) went up 1.02% to $69.29 per share, a 7.11% increase in 2014.

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Despite Down Earnings, Cheniere (NYSE: LNG) Is One of Top LNG Stocks to Buy

Make no mistake - Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG) is still one of the best LNG stocks to buy, despite Friday's earnings miss.

Cheniere reported a net loss attributable to common stockholders (basic and diluted) of $0.61 per share or $135.2 million for Q4. That compares to a net loss of $0.44 per share, or $94.3 million, for the previous year.

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These Top LNG Shipping Stocks to Profit from the LNG Revolution

Worldwide demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) has doubled since 2000, and for investors looking to enter this burgeoning market, LNG shipping stocks are a great play.

Global demand for LNG has doubled in the past 14 years, and is expected to double again by 2025. China alone expects to triple its current use of natural gas by 2020.

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These Top LNG Stocks Trounced the Markets in January 2014

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The broader markets had a dismal month of January - the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 5.3% and the S&P 500 dipped 3.6% - but these liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks all boasted strong returns.

The outlook for LNG stocks continues to look bright as well. Increased demand for natural gas in China, the increased supply of shale gas in the United States, and the high number of export facilities awaiting approval for construction in the United States are all bullish signs for LNG investors.

These five LNG stocks vastly outperformed the markets in January and have room to continue upward...

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Teekay LNG Stock (NYSE: TGP): Get 6.7% Yield from This LNG Shipping Leader

We've been covering how companies that export liquefied natural gas are a good buy today - but investors can double their profits by also investing in the industry's shipping sector with Teekay LNG stock.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE: TGP) is a master limited partnership formed by Teekay Corp. (NYSE: TK) as part of its strategy to expand operations in the LNG sector.

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Golar LNG Stock: Another Way to Play the Energy Revolution Today

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With the U.S. set to begin exporting natural gas in 2015, many investors have put LNG stocks on their radar - and wisely so. But there's another way to play this energy revolution that's not so obvious. And there's one company in particular that is not just an alternative way to invest in the LNG boom,

it's going to be one of the most profitable...

Cheniere (LNG) Stock Is Still the Industry Leader

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Cheniere (LNG) stock has climbed 126% over the past year - and we believe there's a lot more to come.

Houston-based Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: LNG) is the biggest name in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting. It was the first company that the U.S. Energy Department granted approval for exporting to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

Cheniere's head start on competitors gives it what Forbescalled a near-monopoly for the next few years.

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LNG Terminal Stocks: Outlook for 2014 Brighter Than Ever

This year looks to be the best ever for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal stocks.

LNG Terminal Stocks

LNG terminal stocks refer to the companies building facilities to export LNG from the United States to areas where natural gas prices three or four times higher - like Asia.

This massive new LNG industry comes from the United States' abundance of natural gas resources. It has triggered a race among energy companies to turn former import terminals into export facilities.

In fact, Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors calls the coming increase in LNG traffic is the "single most decisive change in worldwide energy transfers this decade."

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LNG Stock News: This Global Revolution Is Gaining Speed

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Recent liquefied natural gas (LNG) stock news highlights how this global gas revolution is finally gaining traction...

In December, for example, Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG) announced two contracts collectively worth $9.5 billion with Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals to construct LNG trains and facilities in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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