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U.S. 2013 Natural Gas Net Imports Lowest Since 1989 With Gas Production Setting a New Record

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently reported that U.S. natural gas net imports in 2013 were down 14% to 1,311 billion cubic feet (Bcf), which is the lowest since 1989.  According to the report, imports decreased by 8% during 2013 and were likely displaced by the production of domestic natural gas. Preliminary data shows that domestic … Continue reading »

U.S. Net Energy Imports and Coal Production Lowest in Decades

U.S. NET ENERGY IMPORTS AND COAL PRODUCTION LOWEST IN DECADES: U.S. net energy imports for 2013 and Q4 2013 coal production were reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (“EIA”) as being the lowest since more than 20 years ago.  The EIA’s latest Quarterly Coal Report reflects that Q4 2013 coal production (239.1 million short tons) … Continue reading »