According to statistics from the Energy Information Administration, November, 2014, marked the first time since 1996 that the United States has not imported any liquid natural gas (LNG). U.S. LNG imports have been declining since 2007, with substantial decline in the last four years.
For the eleven months year-to-date for November, 2014, LNG imports were down to 51,223 Mcf from 157,763 Mcf in the same time period for 2012. In just those two years, U.S. LNG imports decreased by 68%. LNG imports decreased by 6,973 Mcf to zero between October and November of 2014.
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