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Energy Companies Focus on Liquid Natural Gas

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Energy Companies Focus on Liquid Natural Gas

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Energy Companies Focus on Liquid Natural Gas

Energy Companies Focus on Liquid Natural Gas

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The cost of natural gas for heating homes this winter will be about 9 percent above average, the Energy Department predicts. North America's next big source of natural gas may be liquid natural gas, imported from overseas. Right now "LNG" accounts for just 1 percent of the gas burned in the United States. But energy companies are investing heavily in the process. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.