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Posted April 29, 2016Today in Energy

Natural gas net imports in 2015 at lowest level since 1986 ›

U.S natural gas net imports fell to 2.6 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, continuing a decline that began in 2007, when net imports of natural gas exceeded 10 Bcf/d. While both U.S. natural gas consumption and production have increased in recent years, natural gas production has grown slightly faster, resulting in a decline in net imports. Increasing domestic production of natural gas has reduced U.S. reliance on imported natural gas and kept U.S. natural gas prices relatively low. More

Source: EIA, Natural Gas Monthly


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WTI crude oil futures price

4/28/2016: $46.03/barrels

up$2.85 from week earlier
down$12.55 from year earlier

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4/28/2016: $2.078/MMBtu

up$0.010 from week earlier
down$0.528 from year earlier

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4/23/2016: 10.332 million tons

down0.755 million tons from week earlier
down6.529 million tons from year earlier

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4/22/2016: 2,557 Bcf

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up870 Bcf from year earlier

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4/22/2016: 540.6 million barrels

up2.0 million barrels from week earlier
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