Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:02

US gas-for-power demand to fall 4.4% in 2017 on rising prices: EIA

US natural gas consumption forecast [source: EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook January 2017] US natural gas consumption forecast [source: EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook January 2017]

Gas-for-power consumption in the US is forecast to decline by 4.4% year on year in 2017, standing at around 20 billion cubic feet/day amid rising natural gas prices which will contribute to increasing coal use for electricity generation, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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