Golden Pass, an FID on which was taken in early February, will be Qatar Petroleum’s strategic project to serve the European LNG market while freeing up more Ras Laffan volumes for key Asian customers.
7 February 2019
Qatar is implementing LNG trading strategies that will further consolidate its position in the Asian market.
31 January 2019
Argentina is poised to start exporting LNG in 2019, but challenges lie ahead for the country’s ambition to become Latin America’s biggest LNG supplier.
28 January 2019
The prospects of Latin America becoming a major LNG supplier remain bleak despite proposed export projects in Argentina, Chile and Mexico.
24 January 2019
After years of steady increases, Taiwan’s gas demand growth is expected to face challenges. Capacity limitations and potential policy changes could hit the outlook for growth.
24 January 2019
The number of operational FSRUs in the MEA is set to fall sharply over the coming years because of growing gas production, geopolitics and cost considerations.
21 December 2018
Saudi Arabia’s growing cooperation with Russia on oil production will help speed up the kingdom’s plans to invest in LNG.
19 December 2018
The unexpected strength in fuel
oil prices could prompt generators in Northeast Asia to buy more gas over the winter.
12 December 2018
Qatar sees a brighter future for its energy sector once it leaves OPEC, especially by further consolidating its position as an LNG supplier.
6 December 2018
China imported 2 mt of US LNG over the first 10 months of 2018, but US LNG exports to China are set to slump in Q4.
27 November 2018
Gas will be critical to China’s energy transition, and the market is set for considerable expansion. However, continued massive LNG import growth is not guaranteed.
26 November 2018
Several US liquefaction projects face significant delays as the outlook of global LNG demand becomes uncertain and volumes sourced from the US remain expensive in the Asian market.
23 November 2018
Cargoes from liquefaction plants on Canada’s west coast could reach Northeast Asia in 8-9 days compared with 20 days for those from the US Gulf Coast, giving Canadian LNG a significant market advantage.
22 November 2018
The Permian is already changing international LNG pricing. How future production could impact oil-indexation in LNG contracts going forward is examined in this contributed feature by Robert Beck of Baker & O’Brien.
21 November 2018
The departure of Excelerate’s Exemplar FSRU from Argentina is a setback for Latin America’s LNG import prospects, but a victory for the government’s energy policy.
9 November 2018
Canada is set for a series of FIDs on LNG export projects as the LNG Canada development shows there is a path through the obstacles.
7 November 2018
Shipping & Transport
The restrictions could cause a spike in oil prices in 2020 and are forcing shippers to look again at LNG as a marine fuel.
1 November 2018
The Middle East and Africa’s declining LNG demand is defining a new norm in the global LNG trade, which will be a concern for key suppliers of the fuel.
29 October 2018
Surging production from the Permian Basin will underpin growth in US LNG exports and have implications for pricing, delegates at a roundtable hosted by Interfax and Baker & O’Brien heard this week.
24 October 2018
The weakness in Latin America’s LNG demand is set to persist despite a recent increase in supplies from Russia.
22 October 2018