Will Pakistan’s LNG ambitions be realised?

Pakistan has plans to become a world-leading LNG importer within the next five years, but obstacles in the domestic market could stand in its way Pakistan has plans to become a world-leading LNG importer within the next five years, but obstacles in the domestic market could stand in its way.
By Catriona Scott 22 September 2016 0 24256
Pakistan has plans to become a world-leading LNG importer within the next five years, but obstacles in the domestic market could stand in its way. (Photobucket)

Pakistan could be one of the world’s largest LNG importers by the end of the decade. The government has plans for LNG imports – which started in March last year – to rise to 20 mtpa by 2020. This is the same volume China imported last year and which made it the world’s third-largest LNG importer after Japan and South Korea. This massive increase would not only help relieve Pakistan’s energy shortage, it would also represent significant LNG demand growth during a period when new...

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