Thousands of miles of pipelines planned to boost LNG exports

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U.S. firms are pushing to build more than 2,900 miles of natural gas pipelines to feed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities in Louisiana, Texas and Alaska, in a bid to send more of the fuel to Asia and Europe, reports Louisiana Illuminator.

The pipeline projects would transport fracked natural gas from drilling sites to compressor stations and onto LNG export terminals where the fuel would be supercooled and loaded into tankers. The proposed build-out also includes 20 new LNG export terminals. Read more.