Energy & Infrastructure

Forbes: Nine natural gas facts that you should know

Staff Reports

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Forbes Magazine posted an article last month titled, “Nine Natural Gas Facts that you Should Know,” highlighting some interesting points everyone should know about the world’s fastest-growing and popular fuel.

Author Jude Clemente writes that natural gas is now the United States’ main source of electricity, and thanks to the shale production revolution, prices have collapsed from $8.86 per MMBtu in 2008 to just $2.52 in 2016.

He writes, “Gas is not just cleaner but also has unmatched versatility: no single sector accounts for more than 35% of all gas usage – utilized in electricity, industry, heating, transportation, and more.”

Click here to check out nine impressive facts about natural gas.