Industry forecasts suggest that demand for natural gas will only continue to rise in the coming decades. By 2040, it could become the world’s leading source of energy.
Natural gas is already our primary source of electricity — and it’s prepared to fuel our future, as it powers heating, transportation, industrial activities, and more.
The Energy Department recently announced that it would encourage exports of liquefied natural gas, giving a needed boost to an industry that has long felt overshadowed in Washington.
As it turns out, competing against enormous energy conglomerates isn’t as daunting for small and mid-sized independent oil and gas companies as one might expect.