Gas pipelines Supply Contracts

European imports – stiff competition for LNG

Weak European gas demand could limit the scope for growth in the region’s LNG imports – even in the long term.

By Catriona Scott 23 February 2018
Sabine Pass LNG plant Supply Contracts

Cheniere LNG deal heralds new US push for Chinese market

China’s ever-increasing demand for LNG is good news for US exporters of the fuel.

22 February 2018
FSRU Challenger Regasification

Turkey’s underuse of gas import capacity to worsen

The underutilisation of Turkey’s gas and LNG import infrastructure could worsen as it moves ahead with projects such as Turkish Stream and TANAP.

16 February 2018
Cheniere's Sabine Pass LNG plant. Liquefaction

Cheniere’s China deals may help Corpus Christi expand

Cheniere has become the first US LNG exporter to sign a long-term deal with China, helping to underpin the development of a third train at Corpus Christi.

14 February 2018
Ras Laffan, Qatar Regasification

Diplomatic spat dampens Dubai’s zeal for LNG

Dubai is looking for alternative sources of energy as its ongoing dispute with Qatar is making LNG less attractive.

29 January 2018
Taiwanese nuclear protests Regasification

Taiwan’s government is pushing for gas

Taiwan has ambitious plans to increase its gas use and change its energy mix. New LNG infrastructure will be essential to meeting these targets.

22 January 2018
Winter in Chinatown, New York Liquefaction

Gas price volatility to persist in US northeast

Frigid weather is set to continue in the US northeast, which could further delay the start of LNG exports from the Dominion Cove Point plant.

19 January 2018
GNL Mejillones LNG terminal, Chile Regasification

Bleak outlook for LNG imports in Latin America

Although the prospects for Latin America’s LNG demand remain downbeat over the coming years, floating LNG import projects will fare better than land-based terminals.

18 January 2018
Bonny Island LNG, Nigeria. Liquefaction

Nigeria sets sights on greater gas utilisation

Nigeria’s LNG exports and domestic gas consumption will receive support from the government’s policy-based approach to greater commercialisation of the fuel.

22 December 2017
Pecem LNG terminal, Brazil. Regasification

Brazil’s LNG demand to shift south during summer

Brazil will face increased LNG demand during summer with only two FSRUs when forecast is for below-average rainfall in parts of the country.

1 December 2017
An FSRU at Porto de Pecém. Regasification

Smaller scale in vogue as LNG market diversifies

Interfax and MJM Energy discussed the future of FSRUs in a seminar this week.

29 November 2017
Kochi LNG terminal, India Regasification

India – flexible LNG will be key to growth

While new players and smaller markets are taking advantage of more flexible LNG, so too is India. One of the world’s leading importers, it is on the verge of a major LNG expansion.

27 November 2017
Mexico City, Mexico Liquefaction

Mexico prepares for an upstream revolution

Mexico is looking to become self-sufficient in gas production, and potentially start exporting LNG once its upstream strategy takes shape.

24 November 2017
Yangon, Myanmar Contributed

Myanmar’s energy issue – Mind the gap

As its market grows, Myanmar faces a looming gas shortage. The potential for LNG to provide a solution is assessed in this contributed feature by Mike Madden and Chris Brooks of MJM Energy.

23 November 2017
Cameron LNG plant Liquefaction

US LNG set to embrace tolling agreements

The underuse of capacity at LNG plants in the US will get worse as projects based on tolling structures start to come online in Q4 2017.

14 November 2017
Skyline of Mexico City Regasification

Mexico’s LNG imports to resume downward trend

Mexico’s LNG imports will come under pressure in 2018 as technical issues affecting pipeline gas supplies from the US dissipate.

9 November 2017
BBLT platform off Angola Liquefaction

OPEC deal a boon to West African LNG exports

OPEC’s oil output cap will continue to support LNG exports from West Africa, but the region’s suppliers are also exploring other ways to boost their LNG trade.

6 November 2017
The Trinidad Onshore Compression project Liquefaction

Trinidad’s LNG exports to receive upstream boost

Changing fortunes will see Trinidad’s LNG exports increase after years of decline, while gas demand from the petrochemical sector is also set to rise.

24 October 2017
Gas storage in Poland Regasification

Poland – increasing gas diversity, within limits

While Poland will increase the volume and flexibility of its gas trade, it will struggle to achieve its goal of ending direct Russian imports.

23 October 2017
Docked LNG tankers Liquefaction

Trends shaping the market this gas year

Global Gas Analytics highlights the issues that will set the agenda for the 2017-2018 gas year.

20 October 2017
Kochi LNG terminal, India Contributed

LNG: South Asia in the driving seat

LNG imports are on the rise in South Asia. The outlook for future growth of LNG in the region is provided in this contributed feature by Ehsan Ul-Haq.

19 October 2017

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