UGI Building LNG Plant in NEPA, Local Marcellus Gas to Feed It

We think this is very cool, and forward looking. UGI Energy Services, a subsidiary of northeast PA utility giant UGI Corporation, announced yesterday they will spend $60 million to build a new LNG production plant in Wyoming County, PA (northeast part of the state). The facility will liquefy locally produced Marcellus Shale gas–with a capacity of up to 120,000 gallons of LNG per day. There will also be a storage facility on site. UGI says the market for LNG is rapidly growing. Not only do trucking fleets, like UPS, use it, but drillers use it to power rigs and industrial plants use it in locations where there are no natural gas pipelines. UGI sees a rosy future for LNG in northeast PA…

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