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Atlantic LNG, Trinidad Exports

Latin America’s LNG buyers contemplate exports

The prospects of Latin America becoming a major LNG supplier remain bleak despite proposed export projects in Argentina, Chile and Mexico.

24 January 2019
Taipei, Taiwan Imports

Taiwan – limits for gas growth

After years of steady increases, Taiwan’s gas demand growth is expected to face challenges. Capacity limitations and potential policy changes could hit the outlook for growth.

24 January 2019
Construction of Power of Siberia gas pipeline in progress Forecasts

Investment needed to sustain Europe’s gas output

Declining gas output in Europe and Algeria will further boost Europe’s dependence on imported LNG and pipeline gas from countries such as Russia as early as 2023 unless greater upstream investment is made.

23 January 2019
A platform off the Norwegian coast Forecasts

Minimal gains ahead for Norwegian production

Growth in Norway’s output will be marginal in the coming years and will help provide a floor to European prices.

11 January 2019
Landfall of the Nord Stream pipeline in Germany Forecasts

Europe’s weakening gas security

European gas production is forecast to fall while gas demand could be supported by changes in power generation in the mid-term. With flexibility of supply also weakening, there are risks to future winter supply security.

20 December 2018
Novatek’s Yamal LNG project Production & Consumption

Saudi Arabia extends its Russian connections

Saudi Arabia’s growing cooperation with Russia on oil production will help speed up the kingdom’s plans to invest in LNG.

19 December 2018
Kårstø processing plant, Norway Production & Consumption

What role for gas in the energy transition?

The outlook for the role of gas in the world's three largest energy markets - China, the US and India - is varied. However, gas demand still looks set to grow in all three.

29 November 2018
CNOOC's Dapeng LNG terminal Imports

China’s US LNG imports to decline

China imported 2 mt of US LNG over the first 10 months of 2018, but US LNG exports to China are set to slump in Q4.

27 November 2018
Natural gas storage at Changbei, China Imports

Beijing backs gas – but what about LNG?

Gas will be critical to China’s energy transition, and the market is set for considerable expansion. However, continued massive LNG import growth is not guaranteed.

26 November 2018
Artist's impression of LNG Canada's liquefaction facility in Britisg Colombia Exports

Freight economics to favour Canadian LNG

Cargoes from liquefaction plants on Canada’s west coast could reach Northeast Asia in 8-9 days compared with 20 days for those from the US Gulf Coast, giving Canadian LNG a significant market advantage.

22 November 2018
Oil rig in Permian Basin, Andrews, Texas Contributed

Permian: Pulling the rug from oil-indexed LNG prices?

The Permian is already changing international LNG pricing. How future production could impact oil-indexation in LNG contracts going forward is examined in this contributed feature by Robert Beck of Baker & O’Brien.

21 November 2018
A thermoelectric power plant in Brazil. Production & Consumption

High oil prices to dent Brazil’s appetite for gas

Brazil will need to reform gas prices to make the fuel more affordable to end-users or else the country’s power mix will diversify further away from gas.

25 October 2018
Mexico’s President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador Exports

Supply security pivotal to Mexico’s gas strategy

Mexico will struggle to reduce its dependence on US LNG and pipeline gas imports in the short-to-medium term despite efforts to boost its domestic gas output.

22 October 2018
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

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