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Natural gas to become number-one energy source for this century, says oil and gas expert

A broad-brush picture of the global supply of natural gas shows that there’s plenty of fuel, so much so that gas may soon be the dominant fuel for producing electricity, according to Leonardo Maugeri, senior executive vice president of Eni S.p.A, a leading energy company and a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI).

“Gas is the easiest option” for answering increasing concerns about fuel availability, price, distribution, and greenhouse warming, Maugeri told his audience at a MITEI-sponsored seminar. Maugeri is a member of the MITEI external advisory board, and his topic at the Dec. 14 event was “All That Gas…”

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