Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanné is positioning Total to take advantage of future Asian demand. (Interfax) LNG

Total shapes up for leading role in Asian LNG

French major total is positioning itself to become a major supplier of LNG to Asia in the next decade when the supply glut disappears and demand recovers.

By Sally Bogle 27 May 2016

Analysis & Forecasts

Regional Focus: Europe & Russia

Market Drivers

Kuwait sees intense inter-sector competition for gas

Kuwait focuses on increasing LNG imports and boosting domestic gas production as inter-sector competition for gas increases.

The Analyst

Upstream cuts create potential for supply shock

Oil and gas companies are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain finance for upstream projects, but a lack of investment now could spell a supply shock later.

Market Roundup

Henry Hub futures to receive weather-related boost

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Market Roundup

European hub prices fall, but only marginally

The NBP day-ahead has fallen by just 3% over the past week, dropping to roughly 29.5 p/th, with similar declines seen on the continent.


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Bear market hall of fame

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