Directional impact on forecast:
Bullish for LNG imports
Bangladesh started receiving LNG only recently, but expansion plans could see its import capacity double within the next six months.
The country’s first LNG terminal, the 3.75 mtpa Moheshkhali LNG (MLNG) facility, took its initial cargo in August. Petrobangla has 3.50 mtpa of supply contracts already secured for the facility. A 15-year supply contract with Qatar for 2.50 mtpa started this year and a 1 mtpa contract with Oman is due to start in 2019. Petrobangla is...