Following the triggering of Article 50, the key short- and medium-term challenges and opportunities facing the UK gas sector are examined in this contributed feature from Zuzana Princova of IPA Advisory.
Changes in LNG pricing – with sellers under pressure, and buyers gaining power and what it could mean for Asia is assessed in this contributed feature from Nicholas Fulford and Ryan Pereira of Gaffney, Cline & Associates.
Uneven distribution of gas reserves in Sub-Saharan African countries has posed logistical and cost-related challenges. Graham Duxbury, a gas specialist with the Africa-focused consulting firm CITAC, examines these issues in a contributed viewpoint.
The debate on Asian gas price indexation is gathering pace. LNG consultant Andy Flower, who has worked in the gas business for more than 30 years, says Asia will see a mix of oil-linked and hub-based pricing over the next decade.
The rise of independent gas producers in Russia marks a paradigm shift for the domestic market, and could ultimately challenge Gazprom’s dominant position in the export market, according to Danila Bochkarev, senior fellow at the EastWest Institute in Brussels
Many gas contracts are indexed to oil and gas prices published by price reporting agencies, whose methods are under increasing scrutiny. Patrick Heren says the PRAs still have relevance, despite the growth in electronic trading.