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Ten things to watch at the start of the gas year

At the start of the 2016/2017 gas year, GGA highlights the top 10 events and issues which will shape the gas markets over the next 12 months At the start of the 2016/2017 gas year, GGA highlights the top 10 events and issues which will shape the gas markets over the next 12 months.
By Catriona Scott 21 October 2016 0 24253
Tianjin LNG (CNOOC)

At the start of the 2016/2017 gas year, GGA highlights the top 10 events and issues which will shape the gas markets over the next 12 months.

1. China’s LNG ramp-up will pick up pace

Around 15-20 mpta of regas capacity could be commissioned in China in 2017. Even if there are some delays, significant new capacity will come online. China has been active on the spot market in recent months, with spot cargoes accounting for around 21% of its imports. Total imports have risen by...