Supply & Demand

US is now net gas exporter – EIA

The United States exported an average of 271.9 MMcm/d of gas in Q1 2018, according to the Energy Information Administration
By Staff reporter 8 June 2018 0 31219

The United States exported an average of 271.9 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) of gas in Q1 2018, according to the Energy Information Administration’s Natural Gas Monthly report.

This is an increase of 8%, or 19.8 MMcm/d, from Q1 2017 and an increase of 107.6 MMcm/d from Q1 2016.

The US also imported gas in Q1 2018, meaning net exports averaged 17.0 MMcm/d. This is the first time the country has been a net gas exporter since 1957.