Baker Botts attorney says fate of regulations is unclear.
Shipment is part of an agreement with Cheniere Energy.
Region likely to suffer economically if access to natural gas for power generation does not improve.
Mercuria Energy Trading has shipped the first ever reported export of Bakken crude oil to Asia, according to a shipping document seen by Reuters on April 26.
Founded in 2001, Waller, TX-based Flowchem produces drag-reducing agents used in pipelines.
CEO Jim Teague emphasized export markets during a talk to upstream executives.
U.S. East Coast refiners are looking to buy increasing volumes of domestic crude oil from the Gulf Coast, the latest twist in a trade flow upheaval in the wake of the opening of the Dakota Access pipeline.
Kinder Morgan said April 24 its Canadian unit filed a prospectus for an IPO of restricted voting shares, to help finance its C$7.4 billion (US$5.48 billion) Trans Mountain expansion project.
The company will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as AMGP.
Trump this week will sign new executive orders, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the U.S. to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said April 23.