It’ll take time and money to get American natural gas to Europe
Mar 25, 2022

It’ll take time and money to get American natural gas to Europe

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Significantly boosting America's liquefication capabilities could take years and cost billions. Plus: Crypto miners turn to "stranded" natural gas.

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The U.S. has lots of natural gas, but getting more of it to Europe will take time and investment

Mar 25, 2022
Turning enough gas into liquid so that it can be shipped is a stumbling block.
An LNG processing plant in Louisiana, one of six in the U.S. Officials hope U.S. exports will help Europe reduce imports from Russia.
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Almost 1 in 5 Americans now live in a multigenerational household

Mar 25, 2022
It's a trend that's been spurred on by the pandemic.
Keeping costs down is a major driver of multigenerational living arrangements.
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Crypto miners use natural gas "stranded" in wells to power energy-hungry rigs

Mar 25, 2022
Usually the gas is burned off at the well. Environmentalists say using it for mining incentivizes more drilling.
If natural gas from oil wells can't be used or sold, it's sometimes flared, as above, or vented into the air. Some cryptocurrency miners see it as a potential energy source.
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The hard work — and perks — of running an Alaskan sled dog kennel

Mar 25, 2022
David Monson, owner of a sled dog kennel, says racing in Alaska’s wilderness is “a magical experience.”
David Monson, owner of Trail Breaker Kennel, doesn't think of his job as work. "I look at it as the opportunity to experience what a lot of people don’t.”
Photo courtesy Tekla Monson

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