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Promotion of the natural gas sector is a frequently quoted priority of the Trump Administration. The President has spoken about increasing production and export of the fuel as well as reducing the regulatory burden put on the industry. Meanwhile, all this comes at a time when the natural gas sector has already seen impressive growth with the development of new technologies that enable extraction from shale and other tight rock. President Obama generally favored environmental priorities, yet under his administration gas extraction, consumption, and exportation increased. The goal of this project is to analyze various potential policies that the Trump Administration has proposed to see if they are likely to achieve the goals they claim, what specific aspects of the policies would make them more or less effective, and what their effects would be on the U.S. gas market if they were enacted. These topics have many important aspects surrounding them, including issues such as the environment, but this Capstone will focus on the effects that gas policies would have on markets.