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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
Prelude FLNG heading to Australia Exports

Shell’s Prelude FLNG plant nears ramp-up

The start of exports from Shell’s Prelude FLNG vessel is in sight, but the jury is out on whether it will set a blueprint for other projects or be considered an expensive experiment.

20 June 2018
Loading an LNG cargo at the Sabine Pass LNG plant in the United States Exports

Trade war threatens US-China energy diplomacy

Worsening US-China trade relations could significantly reduce the competitiveness of hydrocarbons sourced from the US in the Chinese market.

18 June 2018
Ichthys LNG Project onshore facilities under construction Exports

Australian LNG – beyond the boom

Australia is set for another substantial increase in its LNG exports. However, output growth will slow dramatically after the next wave of new capacity comes online.

29 May 2018
A gas power plant in Turkey. Production & Consumption

Turkey’s currency crisis threatens gas demand

Turkey’s currency crisis could significantly affect the country’s gas demand, which in turn will weigh on its need for imported gas and LNG.

25 May 2018
Sunset illuminates the promenade of Alexandria’s waterfront Production & Consumption

Egypt’s gas hub ambitions are a distant prospect

Egypt’s chances of becoming a regional gas hub face major challenges in the form of geopolitical, logistical and technical hurdles.

24 May 2018
Idku LNG plant, Egypt Production & Consumption

Egypt aspires to be a net LNG exporter again

While Egypt’s rising gas output will severely curtail its need for LNG imports, it has the potential to significantly boost its LNG exports.

24 April 2018
Lippendorf lignite-fired power plant, Saxony, Germany. Production & Consumption

Germany’s energy transition and its gas outlook

German gas demand has been on the rise in recent years, but mid-term growth in the market will need the support of government policies.

23 April 2018
A drilling rig in the Khazzan gas field, Oman Exports

Brighter prospects in store for MEA’s LNG exports

LNG supplies from the Middle East and Africa are set to increase over the coming years as countries in the region strive to defend their market shares amid growing competition.

20 April 2018
SDF fighting in Raqqa Production & Consumption

Iran sanctions loom as Middle East conflict worsens

As tensions ratchet up over Syria and other pressure points, it looks more likely the US will attempt to reimpose sanctions on Iran.

18 April 2018
Charts showing LNG exports to Latin America and the Caribbean from the US and Trinidad Exports

Trinidad and US LNG battle it out in Latin America

Competition between Trinidad and the United States is ratcheting up in Latin America and the Caribbean as both LNG suppliers strive to consolidate their market shares

23 March 2018
LNG tanker arriving in Japan Imports

Japan LNG – slipping into second place

Japan could lose its top spot as the world’s largest LNG importer by the end of the decade. But with questions surrounding the outlook for nuclear, LNG imports could remain high.

23 March 2018
Pipeline connecting Venezuela and Colombia Exports

Latin American LNG taking a hit from pipeline gas

Latin America’s growing gas production will promote pipeline gas trading, which is expected to further dampen the region’s appetite for imported LNG.

22 March 2018
LPG storage, Perafita Park Imports

LPG could dent LNG use in power and industrial sectors

Growth in global LPG output in recent years – led by the US – could see the fuel provide an alternative to LNG in the power and industrial sectors.

21 March 2018
Gas arrives in Kingston, Jamaica aboard the Golar Arctic. Exports

Small-scale LNG in Latin America set for a bumpy ride

Small-scale LNG has had a positive start in Latin America, but competition and cost will be critical for the technology to become more popular.

8 March 2018
Downtown Kuwait City Production & Consumption

Kuwait’s gas strategy hinges on supply diversification

Kuwait plans to meet its growing gas demand by focusing on boosting domestic gas production, complemented by LNG and gas imports.

26 February 2018
Gas pipelines Imports

European imports – stiff competition for LNG

Weak European gas demand could limit the scope for growth in the region’s LNG imports – even in the long term.

23 February 2018
Sabine Pass LNG plant Exports

Cheniere LNG deal heralds new US push for Chinese market

China’s ever-increasing demand for LNG is good news for US exporters of the fuel.

22 February 2018
FSRU Challenger Imports

Turkey’s underuse of gas import capacity to worsen

The underutilisation of Turkey’s gas and LNG import infrastructure could worsen as it moves ahead with projects such as Turkish Stream and TANAP.

16 February 2018

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