Japan and South Korea have contrasting plans for nuclear and coal in the generation mix going forward. (BHP) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Japan and South Korea – prospects for coal and gas

The power sectors in Japan and South Korea are currently set on contrasting paths when it comes to nuclear and coal. How the generation mix in both countries develops has implications for gas demand and LNG imports.

By Catriona Scott 11 July 2017
Combined gas-fired power plant. Gas will remain the dominant fuel in the GCC’s power domain for the foreseeable future. (OMV) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas to dominate the GCC’s power sector

Gas demand by the GCC’s power sector is set to grow over the coming years despite plans to diversify the region’s power-generation mix.

3 April 2017
U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa, 2nd left, and Morocco's Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, centre, celebrate after the proclamation of Marrakech, at the COP22 climate change conference, in Marrakech, Morocco, 17 November 2016. Policy & Regulation

Emission reductions: supportive of gas

Increasing gas use is key to emissions reductions plans in some of the world’s largest gas markets.

1 December 2016
Tupi field, Santos pre-salt basin. Increasing pre-salt gas output in Brazil is having an impact on LNG demand in the country. (Petrobras) Exploration & Production

Latin America’s structural shift away from LNG

Latin America’s dependence on LNG imports is set to diminish in the coming years as key regional consumers move away from the fuel.

29 September 2016
Following the result of the UK’s referendum on its membership of the EU, considerable uncertainty looks likely to persist in the short term. (PA) Supply & Demand

The implications of Brexit

Following the result of the UK’s referendum on its membership of the EU, considerable uncertainty looks likely to persist in the short term.

30 June 2016
Idku LNG Supply & Demand

Middle East & African consumers desire more LNG

LNG imports in the region are expected to see double-digit growth in 2016, resulting in floating LNG import solutions becoming more popular and increased participation by portfolio players.

1 February 2016

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