Exploration & Production

Asia’s gas growth limited by import capacity

Emerging markets are a major source of gas demand growth in Asia Pacific, but consumption will rise more rapidly as import infrastructure expands Emerging markets are a major source of gas demand growth in Asia Pacific, but consumption will rise more rapidly as import infrastructure expands.
By Andrew Walker 19 June 2017 0 26418

Australia saw the biggest year-on-year growth in gas production of all the countries in the Asia Pacific region in 2016. It became the second-biggest gas producer in Asia after China, overtaking both Indonesia and Malaysia. Indonesia was the only country in the top five to see gas production fall year on year in 2016. This is part of a long-term decline since production peaked at 85.7 billion cubic metres in 2010. Pakistan has maintained a steady output of just over 40...