December 6, 2012

Gas Exports: Will Anybody Buy It?

Brad Plumer, Washington Post

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There’s a growing debate about whether the United States should start exporting some of its natural gas wealth abroad. After all, America is currently awash in cheap gas, thanks to advances in shale drilling. And natural gas prices are high in other countries. So why don’t we just ship some of our supply overseas for a tidy profit?

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