This is why AGL Resources is fighting so hard to expand, because they plan to export natural gas to China from the Jefferson Island Storage & Hub, which is still considered Intrastate and Interstate. Another reason to risk safety and use of the Chicot aquifer. Yes it means lots of jobs to people in China!! Only 10 people work at Jefferson Island Storage & Hub, LLC.
China, the world’s largest energy consumer, has two cross-country gas pipelines that carry gas imports across the nation. It is building a third.
The government wants to secure around 30 percent of China’s natural gas consumption from imports, up from just 6 percent in 2007.
Pipeline explosion halts gas supplies to southern China: Xinhua
BEIJING | Sun May 26, 2013 1:50am EDT
(Reuters) – A section of a cross-country gas pipeline in China exploded on Sunday, injuring at least two people and halting gas…
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