Supply & Demand

Competitive LNG to hit Qatar gas revenues

Qatar may see a 30% drop in revenue from gas exports in the next decade as global LNG supply becomes more competitive.
By Staff reporter 1 April 2015 0 15710

Qatar may see a 30% drop in revenue from gas exports in the next decade as global LNG supply becomes more competitive, according to a report by Columbia University’s Centre on Global Energy Policy, The US Shale Gas Revolution and its Impact on Qatar’s Position in Gas Markets.

The report said LNG contracts linked to spot or hub-indexed benchmarks could result in a decline in Qatar’s annual gas export revenue to $37 billion in 2026 from $56.5 billion in 2013, before recovering to $45.5 billion by...