Infrastructure expansions and growing liquefied natural gas exports have so far failed to encourage drillers in the Northeast US to considerably boost natural gas output, giving rise to a gap between pipeline capacity and production that could widen to 10 billion cubic feet per day by late next year, according to S&P Global Platts Analytics. Total Northeast gas production averaged 27.2 billion cubic feet per day in May, slightly below the daily average of 27.3 billion cubic feet at the end of December.
In Northeast, gas pipeline capacity outpaces production gains
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