Havana, Cuba. Thawing relations between Cuba and the United States has let in Netflix and AirBnB. (AirBnB) Supply & Demand

Could US gas play a role in Cuban Thaw?

Energy-hungry Cuba is at a crossroads. But cheap US gas could be a valuable weapon in pulling the Caribbean island out of Venezuela’s political orbit.

Manzanillo LNG terminal, Mexico. The Panama Canal allows large vessels to reach it from the US. (Samsung C&T) Supply & Demand

Uncle Sam wins in Mexico’s standoff with Peru

There is nothing like a supply risk to find out who your friends are, as Mexico has learned in recent months.

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Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

Wildcat gives you a head-start on the week and a round-up of what mattered last week.

20 February 2017
The Stavangerfjord LNG-fuelled ferry. (Kimm Saatvedt, Palookaville) LNG

LNG bunkering gathers momentum

Europe’s LNG bunkering market is looking hopeful, as companies turn to it to fill the region’s gas consumption void.

17 February 2017
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Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

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13 February 2017
Russia and Turkey are committed to the Turkish Stream project. (Russian Presidency) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Russia-Turkey tensions fail to derail Turkish Stream

Russia and Turkey appear to have too much riding on the Turkish Stream pipeline to let their recent spats disrupt it.

10 February 2017
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Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

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6 February 2017
Trump plans to build a wall on the US-Mexico border. (PA) Supply & Demand

Donald Trump vs Henry Hub

Experts warned this week that the fallout from a US-Mexico trade war could be a gas price shock. The warning should be taken seriously.

3 February 2017
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Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

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30 January 2017
A drilling rig in the Khazzan gas field in Oman. (BP plc) Supply & Demand

Future of gas hinges on political will

The future of world gas demand is dependent on political will to combat climate change, and it is up to the gas industry to convince policymakers to make it happen.

27 January 2017
Beyond the gathering pipelines Argentina’s trunklines have plenty of capacity to deal with the new production. (TGN) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Argentina’s ‘first mile’ pipeline challenge

The signs are good for Argentina’s unconventional gas production in 2017. But are the country’s pipelines up to the job?

26 January 2017
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23 January 2017
UK Prime Minister Theresa May with European Council President Donald Tusk. (PA) Global Markets

Brexit: build bridges, not borders

The energy industry should lead by example and help maintain strong bonds between the UK and the EU in spite of a hard Brexit.

20 January 2017
Sabine Pass LNG arrives in Brazil. With supermajors moving in, the country’s long-term demand is unclear. (Petrobras) LNG

A bossa nova in Brazilian LNG

Supermajors are flocking to Brazil even though the country’s LNG imports are forecast to fall. They will need to nurture alternative sources of demand.

19 January 2017
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16 January 2017
The Peterhead power plant, where Shell had planned to use CCS technology. (Shell) Policy & Regulation

Gas industry must act to secure its future

The industry needs to realise there’s still work to be done if it is going to convince the public of gas’s potential as a bridge fuel to a low-carbon world.

13 January 2017
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9 January 2017
Trump has threatened to punish GM with a tariff on Mexico-made cars. (GM) Policy & Regulation

Trump’s trade tirades cause jitters in Mexico

If Trump rips up Uncle Sam’s trade agreements, sparking a trade war, Mexican gas imports may be in the firing line.

6 January 2017
The Piranema field in the Brazilian state of Sergipe. Petrobras has a $21 billion divestment target. (Petrobras) Companies & Finance

Total brings holiday cheer to Brazil

The French supermajor has unveiled an agreement that will relieve the upstream and downstream burden on Brazil’s hugely indebted state giant, Petrobras.

4 January 2017
Kashiwazaki-Kariwa is Japan’s largest nuclear power plant. (Tepco) Global Markets

Japan’s nuclear woes continue to mount

Returning Japanese nuclear plants face a difficult future as opposition increases and costs build, leaving the door open for gas.

3 January 2017
US President-elect Donald Trump campaigning. He has a 100-day plan aimed at shaking up energy policy. (PA) Policy & Regulation

Energy agencies batten down hatches before Trump

The US president-elect has a radical 100-day plan to revolutionise the country’s energy policy, shocking protesters and professionals alike.

21 December 2016
A tanker delivering a cargo to Singapore’s LNG terminal. New price indices will be launched in East Asia. (BG Group) LNG

LNG has too many price indices, and not enough

Market players consider LNG to be ripe for trading as a commodity, but say more price transparency is needed.

20 December 2016

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