EIA: US Will Become Net NatGas Exporter by 2018

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and their just-issued Annual Energy Outlook 2017, the United States will become a net exporter of natural gas beginning in 2018. A big reason for the change from being a net importer to net exporter is shale gas (of course). A further big reason why is almost solely due to one company: Cheniere Energy, and their Sabine Pass LNG export facility in southern Louisiana. However, joining Cheniere soon will be the Cove Point, Maryland LNG export facility, now nearing completion. When Cove Point gets rockin’ and rollin’ along with Cheniere, the U.S. will become a net exporter…

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