Gas supply deficit

The article "LNG imports needed to meet growing US gas supply deficit" (OGJ, Oct. 2, 2000, p. 28) is very timely, especially so when the US faces a big shortfall in production and supply of natural gas for heating, power generation, and industrial use. I like the points raised by Robert Allison, CEO of Anadarko Petroleum. But such comments do not go far and deep enough to tell the Washington politicians and American public in their eyes the simple "four truths" about the current status of the gas industry and high cost of home heating expected this winter, as well as the coming summer.The four "true reasons" (shown below on priority basis) of gas shortfall are:Almost complete stoppage of ...

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