Long Term, Is Natural Gas Better Than Oil?

The chart below from the Energy Information Administration shows current projections for U.S. energy production. Notice that crude oil production is slated to peak by around 2020 and then slowly decline. In contrast, natural gas is expected to keep climbing through 2040.

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