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Middle East & Africa Trade

January 2019

The MEA’s LNG requirements are set to fall sharply in 2019 as gas production in the region continues to rise.

The region’s key importers – Egypt, Kuwait and Israel – will see their gas output rising this year, which will reduce their need for imports. Abu Dhabi dispensed with its FSRU at Ruwais in June last year, while Egypt did the same with one of its two FSRUs in September. Egypt is expected to also opt for an early termination of the charter for its second...