Malabo, Equatorial Guinea's capital. The country’s overreliance on spot LNG risks deterring interest in the proposed Fortuna FLNG project. (Wikipedia) LNG

Equatorial Guinea to face perils of spot LNG

Equatorial Guinea’s overreliance on spot LNG risks deterring interest in the proposed Fortuna FLNG project.

By Abhishek Kumar 21 August 2017
Train 1 at Yamal LNG is set to be commissioned by the end of 2017. (Novatek) Supply & Demand

Yamal LNG startup to weigh on spot LNG prices

Train 1 at Yamal LNG is set to be commissioned by the end of 2017. This will add volumes to the spot market as the train ramps up in early 2018.

18 August 2017
Kuwait’s non-associated gas production is rising, which will reduce the country’s reliance on imported LNG and associated gas output. (freeimages.com) LNG

Kuwait banks on Jurassic gas bonanza

Kuwait’s non-associated gas production is rising, which will reduce the country’s reliance on imported LNG and associated gas output.

2 August 2017
LNG from Peru is increasingly being traded on the spot market, encouraging the exporter to explore regions beyond Latin America. (Repsol) Supply & Demand

Peruvian LNG exports evolve amid oversupply

LNG from Peru is increasingly being traded on the spot market, encouraging the exporter to explore regions beyond Latin America.

24 July 2017
LNG tanker in Ras Laffin, Qatar. Qatar is the leading MEA LNG supplier to Latin America. (PA) Supply & Demand

MEA LNG suppliers pin hopes on Latin America

MEA LNG suppliers, led by Qatar, are taking steps to consolidate their positions in Latin America’s LNG market

26 June 2017
Qatar’s fallout with its neighbours risks dampening the appetite for its LNG in the Middle East and Africa. (Qatargas) Supply & Demand

Qatari LNG exports embroiled in diplomatic spat

Qatar’s escalating diplomatic fallout with its neighbours risks dampening the appetite for its LNG in the Middle East and Africa.

5 June 2017
A drilling rig off the Brazilian coast. (Anadarko) Exploration & Production

Brazil’s gas sector lurches from crisis to crisis

A political crisis unfolding in Brazil has the potential to adversely impact the country’s oil and gas sector.

26 May 2017
Egypt has been struggling to market LNG from Idku since it started allowing Shell to export cargoes from the plant last year. (Shell) Exploration & Production

Egypt makes a comeback with West Nile Delta gas

The startup of Egypt’s West Nile Delta marks a major milestone in the country’s journey to become self-sufficient in gas production.

12 May 2017
LNG storage, Trinidad & Tobago. (Repsol) Supply & Demand

Downbeat outlook for Trinidad’s LNG exports

Trinidad will struggle to boost buyer appetite for its LNG and will face bigger problems as the bulk of its long-term supply contracts start to expire.

4 May 2017
Japan’s Takahama nuclear power plant. Reactors 3 and 4 are scheduled to restart in the next few months. (PA) LNG

Japan’s nuclear output to rise this summer

Reactors 3 and 4 at the Takahama nuclear power plant are set to restart by early Q3, boosting Japanese generation capacity.

27 April 2017
Ras Laffan in Qatar. Qatar’s liquefaction plants are running at capacity. (Statoil) Exploration & Production

Qatar eyes greater exports as North Dome moratorium ends

Qatar is intent on defending its share of LNG and gas exports after lifting a self-imposed moratorium on North Dome.

7 April 2017
US LNG has inundated Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal since exports started up at Sabine Pass Train 3. (Samsung C&T) Supply & Demand

US LNG floods Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal

US LNG has inundated Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal since exports started up at Sabine Pass Train 3.

17 March 2017
Gorgon's third train will start up before the end of the month. (Chevron) LNG

Gorgon Train 3 ramp-up cargoes to hit market early

The final train at Australia’s Gorgon LNG project is set to start operations ahead of schedule.

9 March 2017
Futtsu thermal power station. Gas faces challenges in the power sector from nuclear in both Japan and South Korea. (Tepco) Exploration & Production

Warm summer weather in NE Asia to boost demand

A hot summer in Northeast Asia will boost demand for air conditioning, supporting requirements for gas-fired power generation and total gas consumption.

27 February 2017
Argentina and Brazil are not buying LNG even at the peak of the southern hemisphere summer. (Argentine Ministry of Energy) Supply & Demand

Argentine and Brazilian LNG demand dries up

Argentina and Brazil are not buying LNG even at the peak of the southern hemisphere summer, and supplying the fuel to the two markets is set to become even tougher in 2017.

2 February 2017
Fessenheim nuclear plant, France (EDF) Exploration & Production

France – pressure on gas ahead

Stronger nuclear output and weaker demand will weigh on French gas prices.

26 January 2017
Sabine Pass LNG (Cheniere) Supply & Demand

US LNG targets Asian markets

US LNG is arriving in Asia as demand for the fuel falters in Latin America, but the challenges faced by US exporters will get tougher in 2017.

20 January 2017
Marmara Ereglisi LNG terminal, Turkey (Botas) Supply & Demand

FSRU to diversify Turkey’s gas supply options

Turkey’s first FSRU will further diversify the country’s sources of gas supply and will also encourage greater participation of portfolio players in Turkey’s LNG market.

15 December 2016
Ghana is moving ahead with two FSRU projects at the Port of Tema as the country diversifies its power-generation portfolio. (Jonathan Ernst, World Bank) Supply & Demand

Ghana leads sub-Saharan Africa’s FSRU race

Ghana is moving ahead with two FSRU projects at the Port of Tema as the country diversifies its power-generation portfolio.

2 December 2016
Methanol plant, Trinidad & Tobago (Methanex) Supply & Demand

Gas supply tightness in Trinidad boosts methanol prices

Methanol exports from Trinidad & Tobago are expected to remain tight in 2016 and 2017 as the country faces gas supply issues.

3 November 2016
Fessenheim nuclear power plant, France (EDF) Global Markets

French nuclear outages boost gas generation

The temporary closure of several reactors in France has boosted gas demand, potentially tightening supplies of gas and electricity over the winter in the UK and continental Europe.

28 October 2016

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