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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.

By Catriona Scott 22 January 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

France – net storage injections as demand falls

The requirements for restocking gas storage facilities in France are likely to put some upwards pressure on demand over the spring/summer injection season.

10 May 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Pipelines to China – still room for LNG?

With the outlook for piped gas imports from Russia looking more positive than in the past, what could additional piped supplies mean for the future of LNG imports into China?

23 April 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Spain: better times ahead for gas?

Although the gas market in Spain has suffered and declined recently, prospects for the market could be set to improve in the mid term.

23 April 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Bolivia to remain a key gas supplier in Latin America

Total Bolivian gas pipeline exports to Brazil and Argentina rose by 21% to 1.47 billion cubic metres in March on an annual basis.

19 April 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

European gas storage – some markets very low

At four of Europe’s six major markets, the levels of gas in store have hit three-year lows in recent days. At the start of Q2, across the major gas markets in Europe, gas storage levels are low compared with previous years.

12 April 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas set to dominate the US power sector

The recent rise in Henry Hub futures prices to $4/MMBtu has led to speculation that a drop in gas consumption relative to coal marks a structural change in United States utilities’ fuel consumption choices.

5 April 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

The LCPD – impending changes in the UK

As the UK’s generation mix changes over the coming years, so too will the legislation and economics of thermal power generation.

20 March 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Japan post-Fukushima – two years on

Two years after the Fukushima earthquake, the future of the nuclear power sector in Japan is still being decided, creating questions about gas demand and the future of the country’s generation mix.

20 March 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

UK production – declining in 2013

As the economics of gas-fired power generation in the UK continue to be challenging, demand for gas for power generation has declined.

8 March 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas/coal competition intensifies in Japan’s power sector

Figures from the Federation of Electric Power Companies (FEPC) of Japan show gas is facing tough competition from coal in power generation, something which is likely to continue in the medium term.

22 February 2013
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Turkey – balancing politics and gas

Turkey is securing new supplies for its expanding gas market, but must balance this with complicated political relationships.

18 December 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas to maintain dominant position in US power

The share of gas in the US power sector is unlikely to diminish despite recent rises in Henry Hub futures price as power generation using coal or nuclear offer limited incentives

18 December 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Algeria seeks investment to fuel gas development

Despite ambitious plans to develop its gas exports, Algeria has fallen sharply in the league table of the world’s gas producers.

27 November 2012
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Germany's golden age of coal

As coal and renewables develop supported by economics and policy, growth in the German gas market is a long term prospect at best.

27 November 2012

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