the Other side of Fracking: U.S Natural gas imports fall as production rises

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New research from the Txchnologist shows that, while America’s consumption of natural gas has stayed fairly constant, the implementation of collection techniques such as fracking have increased domestic production of natural gas. Now that many are fighting back against the use of hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. is looking to Europe and Japan as new markets to sell liquified natural gas to.

Check out the infographic below for more information (click the image for a larger version).

Natural Gas Infographic

What do you think? Should our recent increase in domestic natural gas production be seen as a good thing, or are techniques such as fracking too dangerous to consider?

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