U.S. Natural Gas Production, Consumption And Exports Hit Record In 2019

The United States produced, consumed, and exported record volumes of natural gas last year, following years of rising output due to fracking and horizontal drilling, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Friday. According to EIA’s estimates, domestic production of dry natural gas rose to nearly 34 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) while consumption increased to 31 Tcf in 2019, setting records. Exports also rose to record levels last year, thanks to growing production and more liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals coming…