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The Excelerate FSRU at Bahía Blanca Liquefaction

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.

18 October 2018
Firefighters attending a wildfire Liquefaction

Key trends to watch during the next gas year

Global Gas Analytics highlights the essential events and forces at work in the global market over the coming gas year.

17 October 2018
Gas installation Liquefaction

Non-associated gas heralds MENA’s energy transformation

The MENA region's rising gas demand, together with its growing focus on LNG and pipeline gas exports, will further boost the importance of non-associated gas.

4 October 2018
LNG plant. Sakhalin II project Liquefaction

The rise of Russian LNG

Russia’s LNG capacity is growing, and substantial capacity additions are planned. Russia’s share of the global LNG trade is set to rise, but the full scale of proposed expansions will be challenging to realise.

21 September 2018
Turkish Lira bank notes Regasification

Looming recession threatens Turkey’s gas sector

Turkey’s worsening currency crisis poses a significant threat to its economic growth prospects, which in turn will adversely impact investment in the country’s gas sector.

19 September 2018
Tanker loading LNG in Oman Liquefaction

Oman mulls expanding LNG export capacity

Oman is looking to boost its LNG export capacity via debottlenecking measures as the sultanate’s gas production ramps up

17 September 2018
The Pioneering Spirit pipe-laying vessel at work on Turkish Stream. Regasification

Turkey’s currency woes to aggravate gas price inflation

Turkey’s deepening currency crisis will continue to make gas more expensive for end-users, dampening demand for the fuel.

5 September 2018
Bukit Merah, Singapore Liquefaction

Trade war threatens prospects of US gas sector

The US risks losing out in its trade war with China, the ramifications of which will be felt far beyond the bilateral trade between the two countries.

24 August 2018
Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG plant Liquefaction

LNG in the thick of US-China trade war

The commercial landscape for US LNG is set to become even more challenging as the Sino-US trade war intensifies

7 August 2018
Mexico's Manzanillo LNG terminal Regasification

US to remain Mexico’s dominant gas supplier

Mexico’s dependence on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to increase further as new projects come online.

2 August 2018
Nigeria's Bonny Island LNG plant Liquefaction

Non-associated gas to buoy Nigeria’s LNG exports

Nigeria’s focus on non-associated gas means brighter prospects are in store for its production and exports of the fuel.

31 July 2018
Traffic in New Delhi, India Contributed

Emerging gas markets – Challenges for investors

Emerging gas markets will be key to future gas demand growth. While there are many players ready to invest in these markets, many projects get stuck at the pre-feasibility stage.

26 July 2018
Petronas regas terminal, Malaysia Regasification

Southeast Asia set for LNG market growth

The small gas markets of Southeast Asia are growing. And as expansion plans result in more LNG being imported into the region, its importance as a hub is set to rise.

20 July 2018
An FSRU at Argentina's Escobar LNG terminal. Regasification

Weather favours Argentine and Brazilian gas demand

Cold weather will support gas demand in Argentina and Brazil during the winter, meaning both countries will import more LNG and pipeline gas.

17 July 2018
Kochi LNG terminal, India Regasification

South Asia’s growing gas markets and the role of LNG

The LNG markets of South Asia are expected to undergo substantial expansion over the next few years. While LNG will be essential to gas market expansion in the region, challenges remain.

29 June 2018
A ship in the Panama Canal Regasification

Panama no panacea for Latin America’s weak LNG demand

Panama’s LNG imports will not be sufficient to boost Latin America’s demand for the fuel, but they will provide an opportunity for small-scale LNG in the region.

22 June 2018
Busy night in Hong Kong Regasification

Speculation heating up in China’s gas market

China’s gas market has been undergoing rapid growth, but the current rapid pace of expansion may not be sustainable.

21 June 2018
Prelude FLNG heading to Australia Liquefaction

Shell’s Prelude FLNG plant nears ramp-up

The start of exports from Shell’s Prelude FLNG vessel is in sight, but the jury is out on whether it will set a blueprint for other projects or be considered an expensive experiment.

20 June 2018
Loading an LNG cargo at the Sabine Pass LNG plant in the United States Liquefaction

Trade war threatens US-China energy diplomacy

Worsening US-China trade relations could significantly reduce the competitiveness of hydrocarbons sourced from the US in the Chinese market.

18 June 2018
The Blue Corridor rally in 2012 Shipping & Transport

EU Blue Corridors project to close

The initiative aimed to bolster LNG as a fuel for road transport, but seems to have stopped short of its destination.

6 June 2018

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