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Easington receiving terminal for Norwegian gas Imports

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 Exports

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 Exports

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
Downtown Kuwait City Production & Consumption

Jurassic gas to dent Kuwait’s LNG needs

Rising non-associated gas production from Kuwait’s Jurassic fields will remain a headwind to the country’s LNG requirements

1 October 2018
Regasification vessels Excelerate and Excelsior (YPF) Production & Consumption

Bangladesh to drive up LNG imports with larger projects

Bangladesh has dropped two small-scale LNG import projects in favour of larger facilities as the government pushes to boost import volumes.

27 September 2018
LNG plant. Sakhalin II project Exports

The rise of Russian LNG

Russia’s LNG capacity is growing, and substantial capacity additions are planned. Russia’s share of the global LNG trade is set to rise, but the full scale of proposed expansions will be challenging to realise.

21 September 2018
Turkish Lira bank notes Imports

Looming recession threatens Turkey’s gas sector

Turkey’s worsening currency crisis poses a significant threat to its economic growth prospects, which in turn will adversely impact investment in the country’s gas sector.

19 September 2018
A Japanese nuclear power plant. Production & Consumption

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
The Pioneering Spirit pipe-laying vessel at work on Turkish Stream. Production & Consumption

Turkey’s currency woes to aggravate gas price inflation

Turkey’s deepening currency crisis will continue to make gas more expensive for end-users, dampening demand for the fuel.

5 September 2018
Bukit Merah, Singapore Exports

Trade war threatens prospects of US gas sector

The US risks losing out in its trade war with China, the ramifications of which will be felt far beyond the bilateral trade between the two countries.

24 August 2018
Greenstream receiving terminal, Sicily. (Eni) Imports

Italian gas and future flows in Europe

Italy is already a major European gas market, and as new import infrastructure commissions, its importance as a trading hub and transit country is set to grow.

23 August 2018
Phases 6-8 of Iran’s South Pars project Exports

New US sanctions on Iran will heighten trade worries

Unilateral action by the US in its latest round of sanctions against Iran risks further straining relations with international trading partners.

8 August 2018
Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG plant Exports

LNG in the thick of US-China trade war

The commercial landscape for US LNG is set to become even more challenging as the Sino-US trade war intensifies

7 August 2018
Traffic in New Delhi, India Contributed

Emerging gas markets – Challenges for investors

Emerging gas markets will be key to future gas demand growth. While there are many players ready to invest in these markets, many projects get stuck at the pre-feasibility stage.

26 July 2018
An LNG terminal in South Korea. Production & Consumption

South Korea’s nuclear output increases

South Korea’s nuclear output is rising as the country brings more of its reactors back online, lowering its demand for gas.

24 July 2018
Petronas regas terminal, Malaysia Production & Consumption

Southeast Asia set for LNG market growth

The small gas markets of Southeast Asia are growing. And as expansion plans result in more LNG being imported into the region, its importance as a hub is set to rise.

20 July 2018
Sharjar, UAE Forecasts

The UAE is set to increase its reliance on gas

The UAE will boost its gas production to meet growing demand for the fuel, but the diversification of its power mix and gas supply sources will also be crucial to fulfil its rising energy needs.

19 July 2018
Kochi LNG terminal, India Imports

South Asia’s growing gas markets and the role of LNG

The LNG markets of South Asia are expected to undergo substantial expansion over the next few years. While LNG will be essential to gas market expansion in the region, challenges remain.

29 June 2018
Argentine peso weakens to an all-time low of 23.5 per dollar on 8 May 2018 Forecasts

Currency crisis to hit Argentina’s gas prospects

Argentina’s aim to become self-sufficient in gas production could be jeopardised if the country’s currency crisis worsens.

25 June 2018
Busy night in Hong Kong Imports

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

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