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Posted August 19, 2014Today in Energy

Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports ›

Unlike the rest of the United States, energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based. These islands may soon be able to diversify their energy sources to include natural gas, because relatively low natural gas prices and new shipping technology may allow these islands to import liquefied natural gas (LNG). More


Source: EIA, State Energy Data System and International Energy Statistics

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