While Poland will increase the volume and flexibility of its gas trade, it will struggle to achieve its goal of ending direct Russian imports.23 October 2017
Wheatstone’s first train will offer ramp-up cargoes to the spot market in time for the peak winter demand period in Northeast Asia.
The LNG trade in the Americas will suffer as the 2017 hurricane season yields major storms such as Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia.
LNG imports are on the rise in South Asia. The outlook for future growth of LNG in the region is provided in this contributed feature by Ehsan Ul-Haq.
With new capacity and facilities set to commission, Singapore is moving forward as a regional trading hub. This will help emerging markets in Southeast Asia to expand.
Key upstream projects coming online ahead of schedule mean Egypt will be self-sufficient in gas production sooner than anticipated, which will also favour its LNG exports.
The tightening gas market in Louisiana will buoy prices at the Henry Hub over the coming years, discouraging its use as an index in long-term gas and LNG contracts.
Rising gas production in North Africa will propel growth in the region’s gas and LNG exports despite increasing gas demand in countries such as Egypt.
The power sectors in Japan and South Korea are currently set on contrasting paths when it comes to nuclear and coal. How the generation mix in both countries develops has implications for gas demand and LNG imports.
Gas demand by the GCC’s power sector is set to grow over the coming years despite plans to diversify the region’s power-generation mix.
Increasing gas use is key to emissions reductions plans in some of the world’s largest gas markets.
The LNG market is developing on more fragmented lines than the oil market, with a range of contenders for price benchmarks emerging in Asia.
Global Gas Analytics highlights the issues that will set the agenda for the 2017-2018 gas year.