Based on that, do we need LNG Storage/Transfer Terminals?
Not for our own supply but, look at the profits to be made in exporting the stuff and Bradwood Landing/NSNG implies that they wouldn't even think of such a dastardly thing.
ANGA Says: "* Major new resources of unconventional shale natural gas are dampening forecasts for America’s needs for liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from foreign countries."
Palomar Says: “The Palomar East pipeline would provide the NW Natural system [Oregon’s largest distributor of natural gas to homes, businesses, and industry] with benefits in terms of added capacity and options for North American gas, whether or not any of the LNG terminals [proposed for Oregon] were built,” the report states on Page 12.
As noted in the Wall Street Journal: “[Natural gas] production is up 8 percent this year, according to government data, and the growth is expected to continue as companies drill thousands of wells in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, and look at massive new reserves in Appalachia and Canada.”
ANGA Says: 97% of the Natural Gas used in The United States comes from North America