China’s gas market has been undergoing rapid growth, but the current rapid pace of expansion may not be sustainable.
21 June 2018
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
Worsening US-China trade relations could significantly reduce the competitiveness of hydrocarbons sourced from the US in the Chinese market.
18 June 2018
Shipping & Transport
The initiative aimed to bolster LNG as a fuel for road transport, but seems to have stopped short of its destination.
6 June 2018
The start of LNG exports from Cameroon in May could accelerate the development of FLNG projects in Africa and boost domestic gas utilisation in the country.
5 June 2018
Argentina’s LNG imports will come under additional pressure from the country’s ongoing currency crisis, its rising gas production and high global oil prices.
31 May 2018
Total plans to tap gas resources in Oman to supply an LNG bunkering hub in the region.
30 May 2018
Australia is set for another substantial increase in its LNG exports. However, output growth will slow dramatically after the next wave of new capacity comes online.
29 May 2018
Turkey’s currency crisis could significantly affect the country’s gas demand, which in turn will weigh on its need for imported gas and LNG.
25 May 2018
The launch of the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline and other routes could mean Europe’s demand for LNG will drop.
25 May 2018
Egypt’s chances of becoming a regional gas hub face major challenges in the form of geopolitical, logistical and technical hurdles.
24 May 2018
While Egypt’s rising gas output will severely curtail its need for LNG imports, it has the potential to significantly boost its LNG exports.
24 April 2018
LNG supplies from the Middle East and Africa are set to increase over the coming years as countries in the region strive to defend their market shares amid growing competition.
20 April 2018
President Donald Trump’s threatened trade war with China looks unlikely to hit fossil fuel exports from the US to the energy-hungry Asian superpower.
11 April 2018
Oman’s upstream gas projects could face delays or be under-utilised as the sultanate has limited scope to significantly boost LNG exports or domestic gas demand.
6 April 2018
Competition between Trinidad and the United States is ratcheting up in Latin America and the Caribbean as both LNG suppliers strive to consolidate their market shares
23 March 2018
Japan could lose its top spot as the world’s largest LNG importer by the end of the decade. But with questions surrounding the outlook for nuclear, LNG imports could remain high.
23 March 2018
Latin America’s growing gas production will promote pipeline gas trading, which is expected to further dampen the region’s appetite for imported LNG.
22 March 2018
Growth in global LPG output in recent years – led by the US – could see the fuel provide an alternative to LNG in the power and industrial sectors.
21 March 2018
Small-scale LNG has had a positive start in Latin America, but competition and cost will be critical for the technology to become more popular.
8 March 2018