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Phases 6-8 of Iran’s South Pars project
The Analyst

New US sanctions on Iran will heighten trade worries

Unilateral action by the US in its latest round of sanctions against Iran risks further straining relations with international trading partners.

By Peter Stewart 8 August 2018
Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG plant Market Drivers

LNG in the thick of US-China trade war

The commercial landscape for US LNG is set to become even more challenging as the Sino-US trade war intensifies

Mexico's Manzanillo LNG terminal Market Drivers

US to remain Mexico’s dominant gas supplier

Mexico’s dependence on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to increase further as new projects come online.

Electric black cabs in London. The Analyst

New Faraday CEO to seek scale in battery solutions

The Faraday Institution aims to make the UK a world leader in battery technology, and achieving scale will be the key challenge faced by its new leader.

Analysis & Forecasts

Finance

Executive summary

Overview of the fundamental and technical factors underpinning our global forecasts

Regional analysis

Focus on macroeconomic trends, gas demand data, storage trends, the outlook for production, and trade movements

Market Drivers

Global Markets

Non-associated gas to buoy Nigeria’s LNG exports

Nigeria’s focus on non-associated gas means brighter prospects are in store for its production and exports of the fuel.

Supply & Demand

South Korea’s nuclear output increases

South Korea’s nuclear output is rising as the country brings more of its reactors back online, lowering its demand for gas.

LNG

Weather favours Argentine and Brazilian gas demand

Cold weather will support gas demand in Argentina and Brazil during the winter, meaning both countries will import more LNG and pipeline gas.

Analytical Features

Traffic in New Delhi, India Contributed Feature

Emerging gas markets – Challenges for investors

Emerging gas markets will be key to future gas demand growth. While there are many players ready to invest in these markets, many projects get stuck at the pre-feasibility stage.

Shale drilling in Pennsylvania The Analyst

US hydrocarbons continue their relentless rise

As OPEC loosens the reins on oil production, output of oil, gas and NGLs from the US continues to hit record highs – and further gains are expected over the summer.

Petronas regas terminal, Malaysia Features

Southeast Asia set for LNG market growth

The small gas markets of Southeast Asia are growing. And as expansion plans result in more LNG being imported into the region, its importance as a hub is set to rise.

Sharjar, UAE Features

The UAE is set to increase its reliance on gas

The UAE will boost its gas production to meet growing demand for the fuel, but the diversification of its power mix and gas supply sources will also be crucial to fulfil its rising energy needs.

Research Notes

Kochi LNG terminal, India

South Asia’s growing gas markets and the role of LNG

The LNG markets of South Asia are expected to undergo substantial expansion over the next few years. While LNG will be essential to gas market expansion in the region, challenges remain.

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Economic Calendar

Friday, 17 August
BHR Moody’s reviews Bahrain’s sovereign debt rating
EGY Moody’s reviews Egypt’s sovereign debt rating
KOR Unemployment rate
RUS Fitch reviews Russia’s sovereign debt rating
RUS Unemployment rate
TUR S&P reviews Turkey’s sovereign debt rating
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Special Report

Emerging gas markets – challenges for investors

Poland LNG terminal (Interfax)

Emerging gas markets will account for a growing share of global LNG trade going forward. However, challenges to the growth of small gas and LNG markets remain.

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