December 7, 2012

Prices, Not Policy, Will Determine Gas Exports

Ed McAllister, Reuters

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The economic boon of opening up U.S. natural gas production for export as described in a high-profile report this week has not drastically shifted expectations about how much fuel will eventually find its way to foreign shores. With more than a dozen projects proposed to liquefy and export a bounty of cheap U.S. natural gas, industry experts say big obstacles remain to make them all economical, despite the clear message from the government-funded study: the more gas shipped overseas, the better for the domestic economy.

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TAGGED: Government Policy, Natural Gas, Gas Exports


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