Indonesia facing up to future of LNG imports

Indonesia, one of the world’s leading LNG exporters, is on the path to becoming a potential net importer of gas. As domestic demand rises, production levels are likely to fall short
By Catriona Scott 23 June 2016
Gas pipelines, Indonesia. (PA)

Indonesia’s gas sector is going through a period of substantial change. In the next 10 years, the country could move from being one of the world’s leading LNG exporters to being a net importer of gas. As Indonesia’s demand grows, domestic production is unlikely to meet both the home market’s needs and the country’s export commitments. Even as export volumes drop and more Indonesian output becomes available for the domestic market, the country’s dependence on imports is likely to grow.

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