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Posted February 22, 2017Today in Energy

Liquefied natural gas exports expected to drive growth in U.S. natural gas trade ›

The United States is expected to become a net exporter of natural gas on an average annual basis by 2018, according to the recently released Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017) Reference case. The transition to net exporter is driven by declining pipeline imports, growing pipeline exports, and increasing exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG). More


Source: EIA, Annual Energy Outlook 2017 Interactive Table Viewer

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Retail gasoline price

2/20/2017: $2.302/gal

down$0.005 from week earlier
up$0.572 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

2/20/2017: $2.572/gal

up$0.007 from week earlier
up$0.589 from year earlier

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2/17/2017: $53.40/barrels

down$0.46 from week earlier
up$23.76 from year earlier

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2/17/2017: $2.834/MMBtu

down$0.200 from week earlier
up$1.030 from year earlier

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2/11/2017: 16.488 million tons

down0.536 million tons from week earlier
up2.958 million tons from year earlier

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