China’s LNG imports have been growing rapidly this year. And with northern markets expected to potentially face tight supplies, the country’s need for imports could increase further.
17 November 2016
Bangladesh urgently needs to solve its gas and power supply problems, but its plans to reduce emissions under the Paris agreement appear to prioritise coal over gas.
16 November 2016
The 2016 US presidential poll result will have profound implications for the country’s energy policy and looks set to undermine global efforts to limit climate change.
9 November 2016
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says the kingdom remains committed to a plan to develop large-scale carbon capture and storage.
12 October 2016
Iran’s forthright rejection of proposals to freeze oil production reflects its ambitious investment plans for its oil and gas sector now that sanctions against the country have been largely removed.
28 September 2016
Brazil’s oil and gas sector is poised to undergo structural reforms as new President Michel Temer takes charge.
1 September 2016
Argentina is struggling to fulfil its LNG import commitments as a result of weakening gas demand and rising domestic output of the fuel.
25 August 2016
The UK has a new government and a new energy department. These changes and other post-referendum developments are already affecting the gas market.
16 August 2016
Peru’s new administration wants to renegotiate gas production and LNG export contracts to boost revenues, but doing so will pose commercial and constitutional challenges.
5 August 2016
The Brazilian government wants to end Petrobras’s monopoly over Brazil’s pre-salt acreage, a move that will limit the popularity of LNG in the country.
11 July 2016
Argentina’s plan to end its dependence on LNG presents difficult questions for suppliers such as Trinidad, the US and Australia.
23 June 2016
Recent data suggests a pattern of rapid growth in renewables in China continued in 2015, supported by a switch away from coal towards gas and LNG.
15 June 2016
South Korea’s gas demand and LNG imports have been in decline, and although they will continue to fall this year, demand could grow between now and the end of the decade.
19 May 2016
Saudi Arabia is promoting greater use of gas in its power sector to reduce its reliance on oil, but it will keep direct crude burns as a strategic option until at least 2020.
17 March 2016
Sir Ed Davey, former secretary of state for energy and climate change, speaks to GGA about the prospects and challenges for gas in the UK and European energy markets.
16 March 2016
Structural reforms by the Argentine government will curb energy subsidies and boost domestic gas production, reducing the country’s reliance on imported LNG.
22 January 2016
The prospects for gas-fired power generation are looking brighter in the UK thanks to new government policies and lower prices.
17 December 2015
IEA analysis suggests gas consumption will increase by 50% by 2040. But is this based on a view of renewable energy’s potential that is too optimistic?
18 November 2015
With prices low, gas should be making bigger inroads against coal in the power sector. CCS could make the difference.
22 October 2015
The EU must seize the opportunity of domestic shale gas to help meet its emissions goals and reduce its dependence on foreign suppliers, writes climate and energy consultant Stephen Tindale.
20 August 2015