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Loading an LNG cargo at the Sabine Pass LNG plant in the United States Supply & Demand

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
A well in the Etinde permit LNG

Cameroon heralds a new era of African LNG exports

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
Bahia Blanca LNG terminal, Argentina LNG

Argentina’s currency woes to dampen LNG demand

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
A gas power plant in Turkey. LNG

Turkey’s currency crisis threatens gas demand

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
A cold day on London's Millennium Footbridge. Global Markets

NBP day-ahead prices expected to ease

The arrival of warmer temperatures in the UK will push down the NBP.

3 May 2018
Idku LNG plant, Egypt Exploration & Production

Egypt aspires to be a net LNG exporter again

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
A rig in Oman's Khazzan field Exploration & Production

Oman inundated by gas supply choices

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
Charts showing LNG exports to Latin America and the Caribbean from the US and Trinidad Supply & Demand

Trinidad and US LNG battle it out in Latin America

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
Wintry conditions Global Markets

Late winter cold hits Europe

Severe cold temperatures are boosting hub prices in Europe.

22 February 2018
FSRU Challenger Supply & Demand

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
Drillship operating off Mexico Exploration & Production

Mexico’s deepwater auction heralds oil prospects

Mexico’s latest deepwater auction has brightened long-term prospects for oil production, but the country has not given up on gas.

5 February 2018
Groningen gas field, the Netherlands Exploration & Production

Risk of further cuts to Groningen production

The Dutch regulator has proposed further cuts of up to 50% in output at the Groningen field.

1 February 2018
Ras Laffan, Qatar LNG

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
Eschweiler wind farm Global Markets

NBP day-ahead under pressure from weak demand

NBP prices have been hit by mild temperatures and weak gas-fired generation.

25 January 2018
Winter in Chinatown, New York Supply & Demand

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
Pecem LNG terminal, Brazil. Supply & Demand

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
Cameron LNG plant LNG

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 Supply & Demand

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 LNG

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 UK's Rough storage facility. Exploration & Production

NBP day-ahead likely to see gains

Colder temperatures across the UK in November could provide a boost to the NBP day-ahead.

2 November 2017

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