Docked LNG tankers Supply & Demand

Trends shaping the market this gas year

Global Gas Analytics highlights the issues that will set the agenda for the 2017-2018 gas year.

By Peter Stewart 20 October 2017
Kochi LNG terminal, India Contributed

LNG: South Asia in the driving seat

LNG imports are on the rise in South Asia. The outlook for future growth of LNG in the region is provided in this contributed feature by Ehsan Ul-Haq.

19 October 2017
Wheatston LNG plant Supply & Demand

Australia’s Wheatstone LNG starts operations

Wheatstone’s first train will offer ramp-up cargoes to the spot market in time for the peak winter demand period in Northeast Asia.

9 October 2017
Offshore oil and gas platform Supply & Demand

North Africa: Boost in LNG and gas exports on the cards

Rising gas production in North Africa will propel growth in the region’s gas and LNG exports despite increasing gas demand in countries such as Egypt.

29 September 2017
Merlion Park, Singapore Supply & Demand

Singapore and the rise of small markets

With new capacity and facilities set to commission, Singapore is moving forward as a regional trading hub. This will help emerging markets in Southeast Asia to expand.

25 September 2017
Disouq project, Egypt Supply & Demand

Egypt’s LNG trade turning full circle

Key upstream projects coming online ahead of schedule mean Egypt will be self-sufficient in gas production sooner than anticipated, which will also favour its LNG exports.

22 September 2017
A man rides a bicycle past a public TV screen broadcasting news of North Korea's launch of a missile over Japan Supply & Demand

US-China tensions simmer as North Korean sanctions bite

Tensions between the US and China are being stoked further as the two clash over how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear threats.

21 September 2017
Satellite imagery of Hurricane Irma's eye over the Florida Keys Supply & Demand

Hurricane season will disrupt LNG trade in the Americas

The LNG trade in the Americas will suffer as the 2017 hurricane season yields major storms such as Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia.

13 September 2017
Singapore’s LNG terminal Supply & Demand

Singapore LNG progress will boost spot LNG demand

SLNG’s deal with Pavilion Gas is another step forward for Singapore in its attempt to become an LNG trading hub.

4 September 2017
Supply & Demand

Norwegian maintenance to support NBP prices

Maintenance work at Norwegian infrastructure will support the NBP day-ahead as temperatures cool and demand rises.

30 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Pre-salt will deal a blow to Brazil’s gas imports

Brazil’s imports of gas and LNG will continue to fall as pre-salt output consolidates its position in the country’s supply mix.

25 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Philippine LNG terminal suffers delays

The Philippines will need to develop LNG imports to meet gas market needs. However, recent government moves have delayed a potential terminal.

23 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Equatorial Guinea to face perils of spot LNG

Equatorial Guinea’s overreliance on spot LNG risks deterring interest in the proposed Fortuna FLNG project.

21 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Tightening Louisiana market supports Henry Hub

The tightening gas market in Louisiana will buoy prices at the Henry Hub over the coming years, discouraging its use as an index in long-term gas and LNG contracts.

18 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Yamal LNG startup to weigh on spot LNG prices

Train 1 at Yamal LNG is set to be commissioned by the end of 2017. This will add volumes to the spot market as the train ramps up in early 2018.

18 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Europe’s import mix – slow to change

As Europe becomes increasingly dependent on imports, changes will be seen in the region’s mix of imports. However, the pace of change is likely to be slow.

17 August 2017
Supply & Demand

Peruvian LNG exports evolve amid oversupply

LNG from Peru is increasingly being traded on the spot market, encouraging the exporter to explore regions beyond Latin America.

24 July 2017
Supply & Demand

Iran throws down gauntlet on production growth

Iran issued a challenge to its Arab Gulf neighbours by saying it will dramatically boost oil and gas production and exports by 2021.

24 July 2017
Supply & Demand

South Korea’s emissions ambitions

South Korea’s new government is rolling out new energy policies – with big implications for the power sector. These changes could create opportunities for gas-fired power generation.

21 July 2017
Supply & Demand

Tough competition for gas in Turkey’s power sector

The growing emphasis on coal and renewables in Turkey’s power sector presents a major challenge for the country’s gas-fired infrastructure.

20 July 2017
Supply & Demand

Iran threatens big rise in oil and gas output and exports

Iran has thrown down the gauntlet to its Gulf neighbours, saying it will dramatically boost its hydrocarbon production and exports by 2021.

12 July 2017

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