Supply & Demand

An E.On gas-fired power plant in Gönyü, Hungary Production & Consumption

EU demand growth boosts optimism on future of gas

Three consecutive years of gas demand growth have spurred renewed optimism that the fuel will play a key role in Europe’s decarbonisation.

9 April 2018
Production & Consumption

South Korean energy ministry forecasts a rise in gas demand to 2031

South Korea’s gas demand will rise to 40.5 mt in 2031 on higher household and industrial consumption.

5 April 2018
Imports

Tianjin reclaims top spot for trucked LNG sales

Tianjin sold the most trucked LNG of all China’s terminals last month for the first time since January.

5 April 2018
Imports

Europe sees increase in gas demand and imports

European gas imports increased by 10% in 2017 as a result of rising demand and falling domestic production.

4 April 2018
Production & Consumption

Southwest Oil & Gasfield shale output to hit 4.1 bcm in 2018

PetroChina’s Southwest Oil & Gasfield subsidiary expects to produce 4.1 billion cubic metres of shale gas in 2018

3 April 2018
Production & Consumption

Qinghai Oilfield supplies nearly 97 MMcm to Tibet

PetroChina’s Qinghai Oilfield unit has supplied 96.8 MMcm of gas to Tibet

3 April 2018
Production & Consumption

Sinopec to boost gas supply to 60 bcm/y

Sinopec aims to raise its supply of domestic and imported gas to 60 billion cubic metres per year by 2023

3 April 2018
Production & Consumption

Global spare gas capacity fell 36% in 2017

Global spare gas production capacity fell by 36% in 2017, representing only 2.3% of world consumption.

29 March 2018
Production & Consumption

BASF lifts force majeure on Chongqing chemical plant

Gas supply has resumed to BASF’s chemicals complex in Chongqing, a company spokesperson has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

28 March 2018
Production & Consumption

European gas demand and CO2 emissions on the rise

Both gas consumption and carbon dioxide emissions rose in Europe in 2017, the IEA says.

28 March 2018
Imports

Brazilian LNG imports fall as domestic production rises

Brazil’s LNG imports have fallen by 75% over the past two years as domestic gas production has increased.

27 March 2018
Exports

Italian imports lead African pipeline gas growth

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 1.7% in Week 12, to 981.0 MMcm, as a result of higher Italian imports.

27 March 2018
Production & Consumption

Tanzania saves $4 bln in gas imports over three years

Tanzania’s government saved an estimated $4 billion between 2015 and 2017 by using domestic gas rather than imports

26 March 2018
Production & Consumption

Statoil reaches record production in 2017

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil produced record high volumes of oil and gas in 2017, with output reaching 2.08 million barrels of oil equivalent per day

26 March 2018
Production & Consumption

Petrobras output drops in February for fifth month running

Petrobras’s output has fallen for the fifth month in a row in February

22 March 2018
Production & Consumption

South American oil and gas output will be flat for next five years – Rystad

Oil and gas production in South America will remain flat over the next five years, Rystad Energy has reported.

22 March 2018
Work at a gas power plant in Henan Production & Consumption

Coal-to-gas campaign drives demand boom in Henan

Henan’s gas demand picked up strongly last year, supported by the province’s inclusion in an aggressive coal-to-gas switching campaign.

22 March 2018
Production & Consumption

China’s gas output hits 148 bcm in 2017 – NBS

China produced 148.03 billion cubic metres of gas in 2017, up by 8.2% from 2016, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

21 March 2018
Imports

Argentina set to become ‘winter-only’ LNG importer

Customs data indicates growing seasonality in Argentina’s LNG imports, with nearly 85% of volumes arriving in summer and autumn in recent years.

19 March 2018
Exports

Gazprom's gas exports rise on cold snap in Europe

The cold weather that hit Europe in early March caused a bump in Gazprom's gas exports.

16 March 2018

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