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Scalable LNG projects up the ante for FIDs in 2019

The size and scalability of new greenfield LNG projects preparing to take FID are leaving others with a fear of missing the boat The size and scalability of new greenfield LNG projects preparing to take FID are leaving others with a fear of missing the boat.
By Andrew Walker 3 December 2018 World / LNG 0 33521
The Meridian Spirit loading a cargo at Sabine Pass. (Cheniere)

The scalability of many prospective LNG export projects is narrowing the window for FIDs on other developments and forcing companies to be more aggressive when marketing their volumes.

The huge resource bases underpinning projects such as Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 and the onshore developments in Mozambique will see these projects expand their capacities over many years. The construction of additional trains at these facilities will also be relatively cheap, meaning any projects that fail to take an...