Gas production in the United States is forecast to increase by 8.3% in 2018, to 2.3 million million barrels per day (bpd), the National Gas Association reported.
In 2018, U.S. production of natural gas is expected to jump by 7.1%.
In the first quarter of 2018, natural gas consumption is expected at 1.5 billion cubic feet per day.
Natural gas demand is expected increase by 3.4% in the same period.
In 2018, total natural gas use in the U.K. is projected to rise by 4.5%.