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Opportunities of abundance: How shale gas changes the energy landscape

01.01.2012  |  Banaszak, S. ,  America’s Natural Gas Alliance , 

Today’s reality is that the US has enough natural gas to meet growing demand, allowing the country to focus on domestic uses and export possibilities.

Keywords: [shale gas] [LNG] [natural gas vehicles] [NGVs]

In 2005, the US EIA forecast that US demand for natural gas would be met by importing greater volumes of the fuel in the form of LNG. Specifically, net LNG imports were expected to rise to 10% of consumption in 2010 and to 20% in 2025.

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