Natural gas imports continue 8 year decline

Net natural gas imports to the United States decreased 9% in 2014, continuing an eight-year decline, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). As U.S. dry natural gas production has reached record highs, lower domestic prices have helped to displace natural gas imports. Net natural gas imports totaled 1,171 Bcf in 2014, the lowest level since 1987, according to EIA data.

The decrease in imports was driven largely by lower amounts of natural gas shipped in to the U.S. from Canad...

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