New U.S. pipelines to double shale gas exports to more regions in Mexico: EIA

U.S. pipeline capacity for natural gas exports to Mexico has rapidly expanded in the past few years and currently stands at 7.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d). This existing cross-border capacity primarily supplies the Northeast and Central regions of Mexico. New capacity projected to be completed in the next several years will help to supply…


Shale: Swing Supplier or Bridge Fuel? – EIA Energy Conference 2016

More than 1,000 people from industry, government, and academia turned out for Energy Information Administration’s 2016 Energy Conference, July 11 and 12 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC to discuss current and future challenges facing domestic and international energy markets and policymakers. Here’s the conclusions of the most significant presentation on shale (on whether shale oil is…


China to be world’s 2nd largest shale gas producer by 2040; global shale output to quadruple: EIA

China is expected to produce over 20 billion cubic feet of shale gas per day (Bcf/d) by 2040, becoming the world’s second largest producer after the United States, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The production will account for more than 40% of the country’s total natural gas production by 2040, the EIA…