The Role of Natural Gas in Energy Markets
April 7, 2017
Analysis by Ashish Sethia
Since the shale boom in the US in 2008, natural gas has seen its role in the energy market expanding. Known as the transition fuel or bridge fuel, natural gas is seen as a half-way between coal power and renewable energy in terms of emissions. The gas industry faces two main questions:
- Is there enough gas to go around?
- Is gas cheap enough?
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