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Discoveries & Reserves

The prospects for a French shale revolution

The current fracking ban in France means exploration for shale oil and gas will not be allowed for at least the next four years, provided there is no major shift in the nation’s political landscape.

19 March 2014
Licensing Rounds

India gas price hike will not boost output soon

Despite gas pricing reforms coming into effect from 1 April, Indian gas production is unlikely to rise on an annual basis before 2016.

19 March 2014
Unconventional Gas

US gas production needs more than the Marcellus

The growth in gas production from the Marcellus shale is hindering infrastructure investment in the US northeast and limiting production growth in other regions.

17 December 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Challenges ahead for gas in South Africa

Despite its vast shale resources, gas will struggle to gain popularity in South Africa because of the lack of infrastructure and the dominance of coal in the country.

17 December 2013
Unconventional Gas

Speculative buying boosts Henry hub

Gas prices at the Henry Hub in Louisiana cleared the $4/MMBtu hurdle in early December.

17 December 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

UK gas – the rise of imports

The UK is set to become increasingly dependent on gas imports as domestic production declines and accounts for a reduced share of supply.

19 November 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Libra to disappoint Brazilian ambitions

Brazil’s dependence on imported gas looks set to grow, after a disappointing result at the latest auction of pre-salt acreage.

22 October 2013
Contributed

China – a bigger role for gas ahead

Global Gas Analytics interviews Lu Huaibin, president and founder of Chinese energy consultancy firm 3E, on his views on current trends and the future of China’s gas market.

22 October 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Indonesia – no imports in the short term

The Indonesian government faces the challenge of balancing growing domestic demand and LNG exports. However, imports are not expected to be required before 2020.

22 October 2013
Licensing Rounds

Ramones tender jeopardises Mexico’s gas import plans

Pemex’s decision this week to void the tender for the second phase of Mexico’s biggest gas pipeline project has raised questions about the country’s ability to boost gas imports from the United States.

18 October 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Israel's export cap: how will it affect Leviathan?

In an article first published in the August edition of Oxford Energy Forum, Leigh Elston from Natural Gas Daily and Peter Stewart, chief energy analyst of Global Gas Analytics, discuss the impact of Israel's gas export cap on the Leviathan development in the Eastern Mediterranean.

17 September 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Iran’s leadership change may spur policy reforms

Iran has the largest proven gas reserves in the world, yet remains a net importer of the fuel. Will a new president facilitate the reform needed to aid its oil and gas sector?

20 August 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Malaysia – an improved market outlook

With an improved production outlook and movement in pricing reforms, supply prospects for Malaysia’s domestic market are getting brighter.

20 August 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Reforms to reinvigorate Mexico’s gas sector

Mexico is embarking on reforms expected to boost gas production in the medium-to-long term, which will be essential for the country to satisfy its growing energy needs.

20 August 2013
Unconventional Gas

Shale gas may be double-edged sword for refining

In an article first published in the Oxford Energy Forum, Interfax chief energy analyst Peter Stewart argues shale gas may have a negative impact on the refining sector.

20 August 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Malaysia – market changes ahead

Malaysia’s gas market was dependent on domestic production and piped imports from Indonesia until LNG imports began in May.

16 August 2013
Discoveries & Reserves

Shale gas in Europe: big resources, timing is key

With the potential resources of shale gas in Europe looking larger, could prospects for commercial developments be more positive than ever?

23 July 2013
Unconventional Gas

Petchem companies oppose US LNG exports

Despite its pro-LNG export policy, the US government will have to finely balance the benefits of LNG exports with those of foreign investment and domestic job creation opportunities offered by the country’s petrochemical sector.

23 July 2013
Unconventional Gas

Regulatory battle continues in North Carolina’s gas sector

Hydraulic fracturing has been a divisive issue among lawmakers and regulators in North Carolina. The state currently has a moratorium on fracking until 2015.

12 July 2013
Unconventional Gas

Argentina, Brazil to stay reliant on Bolivian gas

Structural reforms are needed in the Brazilian and Argentine energy sectors to meet rising gas demand. While Brazil will have to reduce its reliance on hydropower, Argentina’s stringent government control is stagnating the sector.

18 June 2013

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