500,000 miles of pipelines crisscross the United States. That may seem like a lot of pipeline capacity, but we actually need more. A lot more - and not just pipelines, but energy infrastructure investment across the board, including storage, processing, rail and maritime development.
Fracking accounted for a mere seven percent of total U.S. natural gas production in 2000 and produced 3.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day. By 2015, America produced 79 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.