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The Rough storage facility Storage

UK unlikely to incentivise creation of new gas storage

The UK’s storage capacity has dropped to just 2% of demand, but it is doubtful the government will step in to encourage more to be built.

29 November 2018
Oil rig in Permian Basin, Andrews, Texas Contributed

Permian: Pulling the rug from oil-indexed LNG prices?

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
An Excelerate FSRU at Argentina's Escobar terminal Pipelines

Argentina’s FSRUs: one down, one to go

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
Mexico’s President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador Pipelines

Supply security pivotal to Mexico’s gas strategy

Mexico will struggle to reduce its dependence on US LNG and pipeline gas imports in the short-to-medium term despite efforts to boost its domestic gas output.

22 October 2018
Easington receiving terminal for Norwegian gas Storage

UK gas security – changes ahead

As the UK’s gas production declines it will become increasingly dependent on imports at a time when storage capacity is low. Even moderate growth in demand will test the country’s supply options.

19 October 2018
Firefighters attending a wildfire Pipelines

Key trends to watch during the next gas year

Global Gas Analytics highlights the essential events and forces at work in the global market over the coming gas year.

17 October 2018
Gas installation Pipelines

Non-associated gas heralds MENA’s energy transformation

The MENA region's rising gas demand, together with its growing focus on LNG and pipeline gas exports, will further boost the importance of non-associated gas.

4 October 2018
LPG cylinders Gas to Power

LPG offers low-carbon option for developed countries

The World LPG Association has argued that LPG could play a bigger role in transitioning developed countries to low-carbon energy sources.

3 October 2018
A Japanese nuclear power plant. Gas to Power

Reactor restarts boost Japan’s nuclear output

Japan’s nuclear output is rising as more reactors return to service, putting pressure on the country’s gas demand and LNG imports.

6 September 2018
Mexico's Manzanillo LNG terminal Pipelines

US to remain Mexico’s dominant gas supplier

Mexico’s dependence on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to increase further as new projects come online.

2 August 2018
Trans-Adriatic Pipeline welded pipes being lowered in Northern-Greece Pipelines

Caspian deal may have long-term impact on gas flows

A deal on the legal status of the Caspian Sea could have profound implications for gas and LNG flows to both east and west.

18 July 2018
Pipe stringing for TAP in Greece Pipelines

Caspian deal could facilitate TAP expansion

Progress on the legal status of the Caspian Sea could allow gas from Turkmenistan to be piped into the Southern Gas Corridor.

11 July 2018
Busy night in Hong Kong Pipelines

Speculation heating up in China’s gas market

China’s gas market has been undergoing rapid growth, but the current rapid pace of expansion may not be sustainable.

21 June 2018
A gas power plant in Turkey. Pipelines

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
Gas pipeline Pipelines

TANAP gas will stymie LNG growth in Europe

The launch of the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline and other routes could mean Europe’s demand for LNG will drop.

25 May 2018
An oil rig in the US Permian Basin. Pipelines

Permian facing potential takeaway capacity constraints

The Permian Basin is the world’s largest hydrocarbon reservoir, but infrastructure constraints could soon lock in some of its capacity.

3 May 2018
The launch of China’s yuan-dominated crude oil futures contracts at the Shanghai International Energy Exchange Gas to Power

Real-time trading to boost China’s power liberalisation

While the liberalisation of China’s power sector is still far off, efforts in energy trading are making important progress.

26 April 2018
Idku LNG plant, Egypt Pipelines

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 nuclear power plant in France Gas to Power

European carbon price floors and the effect on gas

Interfax hosted a seminar with Nexant on 28 March to discuss the outlook for carbon pricing in Europe. The discussion included debate on the future of coal, gas and power.

4 April 2018
Pipeline connecting Venezuela and Colombia Pipelines

Latin American LNG taking a hit from pipeline gas

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

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