LNG

Argentina aspires to join the LNG export club

Argentina’s LNG demand is set to drop sharply as it ramps up domestic gas production, but the country is also mulling becoming an exporter of LNG Argentina’s LNG demand is set to drop sharply as it ramps up domestic gas production, but the country is also mulling becoming an exporter of LNG.
By Abhishek Kumar 18 October 2018 0 32965
Argentina's FSRU at Bahía Blanca. (Enarsa)

Directional impact on forecast:
Downbeat for Argentine LNG demand

Rising gas production in Argentina has provided a glimmer of hope that it can once again become a net exporter of gas. The government has even started drawing up plans to increase exports of pipeline gas and start exporting LNG while halting imports of both forms of the fuel. Nevertheless, Argentina’s vulnerability to economic and currency crises could pose a problem.

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