Supply & Demand

Interesting times for gas in China

China’s gas market development will have implications for gas globally. The prospects for development are explored in this contributed feature from Gaffney Cline & Associates China’s gas market development will have implications for gas globally. The prospects for development are explored in this contributed feature from Gaffney Cline & Associates.
By Nicholas Fulford and Ryan Pereira 20 February 2017 0 24244
Sinopec's LNG terminal in Beihai, Guangxi. (Sinopec)

China appears to be heading for something of a watershed when it comes to gas. And what happens in China will be pivotal for the global gas sector as the country will move the needle on world gas demand.

Gas is seen as a beacon of growth amid a general slowdown in the Chinese economy, boosted both by government support for clean energy and the global oversupply of LNG.

This short piece from Gaffney, Cline & Associates looks at what is happening in the Chinese gas market...