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The Analyst

IEA urges action on gas flaring

The agency’s latest World Energy Outlook includes a call to action for oil and gas players to reduce upstream emissions, with flaring drawing particular criticism.

By Peter Stewart 15 November 2018
An Excelerate FSRU at Argentina's Escobar terminal Market Drivers

Argentina’s FSRUs: one down, one to go

The departure of Excelerate’s Exemplar FSRU from Argentina is a setback for Latin America’s LNG import prospects, but a victory for the government’s energy policy.

The LNG Canada FID ceremony in October 2018 The Analyst

More FIDs expected to follow LNG Canada

Canada is set for a series of FIDs on LNG export projects as the LNG Canada development shows there is a path through the obstacles.

An LNG-fuelled ferry in Norway. The Analyst

LNG to benefit from IMO and EU sulphur regulations

The restrictions could cause a spike in oil prices in 2020 and are forcing shippers to look again at LNG as a marine fuel.

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

LNG

MEA LNG imports facing sharp downturn

The Middle East and Africa’s declining LNG demand is defining a new norm in the global LNG trade, which will be a concern for key suppliers of the fuel.

Supply & Demand

High oil prices to dent Brazil’s appetite for gas

Brazil will need to reform gas prices to make the fuel more affordable to end-users or else the country’s power mix will diversify further away from gas.

LNG

Challenges ahead for Russian LNG in Latin America

The weakness in Latin America’s LNG demand is set to persist despite a recent increase in supplies from Russia.

Analytical Features

Loading a cargo at Sabine Pass LNG The Analyst

Permian gas growth to underpin US LNG exports

Surging production from the Permian Basin will underpin growth in US LNG exports and have implications for pricing, delegates at a roundtable hosted by Interfax and Baker & O’Brien heard this week.

Mexico’s President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador Features

Supply security pivotal to Mexico’s gas strategy

Mexico will struggle to reduce its dependence on US LNG and pipeline gas imports in the short-to-medium term despite efforts to boost its domestic gas output.

Easington receiving terminal for Norwegian gas Features

UK gas security – changes ahead

As the UK’s gas production declines it will become increasingly dependent on imports at a time when storage capacity is low. Even moderate growth in demand will test the country’s supply options.

Firefighters attending a wildfire Opinion

Key trends to watch during the next gas year

Global Gas Analytics highlights the essential events and forces at work in the global market over the coming gas year.

Research Notes

Gas installation

Non-associated gas heralds MENA’s energy transformation

The MENA region's rising gas demand, together with its growing focus on LNG and pipeline gas exports, will further boost the importance of non-associated gas.

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Economic Calendar

Thursday, 15 November
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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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