U.S. A Net Gas Exporter For First Time In Decades
by: Tom Gjelten, NPR, March 5, 2012 2:03:00 pm
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The U.S. has become a net exporter of gasoline for the first time in fifty years. Thanks to rising production at refineries and declining demand, the United States exported more gasoline than it imported in December. The unusual development reflects the segmented U.S. energy market - the East Coast needs to import gas while the Midwest produces a surplus.
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