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Policy & Regulation

Shale growth will transform US gas flows

Flows are set to change dramatically in response to continued growth in shale gas production, the EIA says Flows are set to change dramatically in response to continued growth in shale gas production, the EIA says.
By Peter Stewart 31 January 2019 Americas / Exploration & Production 0 33887
Shale gas drilling in the Marcellus formation. (Helge Hansen, Statoil)

The key issue: A new report from the EIA suggests gas trade flows in the US will be transformed over the next decade by the relentless rise in shale production.

Interfax analysis: The fact that the United States is already a net exporter of gas and coal, and the prospect that it will become a net exporter of energy in 2020, has been trumpeted by ‘America first’ lobbyists since President Donald Trump was elected.

In its latest Annual Energy Outlook (AEO), issued on...