The problem of plenty

POLICYMAKERS in Capitol Hill are faced with a rather curious problem – what to do with the surfeit of natural gas being produced in the country? While allowing increased LNG exports does seem an attractive option, it is one which is politically fraught, especially in an election year.

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The shale gas boom in the US has revolutionised the industry, with shale gas now contributing to almost 30% of the total natural gas production compared with only 5% a few years ago.

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