Should the United States continue its tradition of supporting free trade, than LNG out of the U.S. will become "much more attractive," PetroChina's (PTR) - Get PetroChina Company Limited Sponsored ADR Report Keo Lukefahr reportedly said at the LNG Summit in Houston.

The two day summit kicked off on Thursday and goes through Friday. S&P Global Market Intelligence natural gas writer Rachel Adams-Heard reported the comment via Twitter (TWTR) - Get Twitter, Inc. Report earlier this morning.

PetroChina is an oil and gas producer and distributor, the stock is lower slightly in late morning trading today.

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