This article by Charlotte Batson, published in the January 2012 issue of Site Selection magazine, pulls together all of the groundswell of changes underway in the U.S. business sector driven by abundant natural gas and crude oil, including logistics and new locations for upstream, midstream, and downstream facilities.
Game-changing increases in natural gas supply require pipeline networks of game-changing reach and new facilities from which to export much of it to high-demand regions globally. The Kinder Morgan El Paso merger provides such a network, and game-changing impacts will be seen in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors. What are they? What new facilities will be needed? Read more.