LNG

Kuwait banks on Jurassic gas bonanza

Kuwait’s non-associated gas production is rising, which will reduce the country’s reliance on imported LNG and associated gas output Kuwait’s non-associated gas production is rising, which will reduce the country’s reliance on imported LNG and associated gas output.
By Abhishek Kumar 2 August 2017 0 27037
Kuwait’s non-associated gas production is rising, which will reduce the country’s reliance on imported LNG and associated gas output. (freeimages.com)

Directional impact on forecast:
Positive for Kuwait’s gas production

Kuwait’s LNG imports have recently been buoyed by an influx of Qatari cargoes. However, Kuwait has been taking steps to boost its non-associated gas production to reduce its dependence on associated output and imported LNG. Consequently, the country has accelerated exploration and production at Jurassic non-associated gas fields, and this is already having an impact on its overall gas output.

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