As US natural gas production booms, exceeding 37 trillion cubic feet last year, infrastructure constraints continue to plague gas markets and threaten America's energy security, causing significant price discrepancies between regional trading hubs. Mounting pipeline opposition coupled with outdated laws that ban foreign-flagged vessels from shipping gas within the US are exacerbating the issue, contributing to supply disruptions and leaving certain states reliant on imported gas.
The US natural gas conundrum
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