Roughly three years ago, at a major oil and gas conference centered on the Appalachian Basin, the word “overpiped” was uttered by a speaker, in addressing the pipeline situation in the basin.
In the previous seven years, there was one phrase used when industry types spoke of development in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays: “full speed ahead.” There was no doubt the Marcellus/Utica would take over the country, pushing all pipelines bringing natural gas into the region back to wherever they originated. All that was impeding the massive push out of the Marcellus/Utica was sufficient pipeline capacity. No doubt.
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