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Posted April 28, 2015Today in Energy

Projections show U.S. becoming a net exporter of natural gas ›

In its recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2015, EIA expects the United States to be a net natural gas exporter by 2017. Increased availability of domestic gas or higher world energy prices each increase the gap between the cost of U.S. natural gas and world prices that encourages exports of liquefied natural gas, and, to a lesser extent, greater exports by pipeline to Mexico. More


Source: EIA, Annual Energy Outlook 2015

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Retail gasoline price

4/27/2015: $2.570/gal

up$0.085 from week earlier
down$1.143 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

4/27/2015: $2.811/gal

up$0.031 from week earlier
down$1.164 from year earlier

WTI crude oil futures price

4/24/2015: $57.15/bbl

up$1.41 from week earlier
down$44.79 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

4/24/2015: $2.531/mmBtu

down$0.103 from week earlier
down$2.174 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

4/18/2015: 16.990 million tons

down1.025 million tons from week earlier
down2.222 million tons from year earlier

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