U.S. export capacity for LNG projected to rise nearly sevenfold

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is predicting the nation’s capacity to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) will increase nearly sevenfold by 2019 as companies bring more gas super-cooling facilities into production, reports the Houston Chronicle. EIA said five new LNG export projects, as well as rising capacity on pipelines to Mexico, will lift the nation's export capacity from 1.4 billion cubic feet of gas per day at the end of 2016 to 9.5 billion cubic feet per day by the end of 2019. For more, read the full story.