The future is bright for LNG in Kuwait

Kuwait’s increasing dependence on LNG imports will force traditional suppliers such as Qatar to become more competitive with LNG coming from the US and Australia Kuwait’s increasing dependence on LNG imports will force traditional suppliers such as Qatar to become more competitive with LNG coming from the US and Australia.
By Abhishek Kumar 21 July 2016 0 24283
Mina Al-Ahmadi LNG terminal, Kuwait. (Kuwait Petroleum Corp.)

Kuwait’s growing domestic gas demand and limited prospects for growth in gas production will create an attractive market for LNG in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region that will continue to draw in supplies from the United States and Australia. However, Qatar is expected to remain the dominant LNG supplier to Kuwait in the coming years.

Intensifying competition for gas between different sectors is also increasing Kuwait’s reliance on LNG imports. Kuwait sources most of its LNG from Qatar but supplies are also arriving from...

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