Jason Torquato

Politics stall Thailand’s drive for gas

With falling output and rising demand for gas, Thailand has an urgent need to attract foreign investment in exploration and production, but political problems may stymie its efforts.

1 July 2015 Asia Pacific / Companies & Finance

India held back by lack of shale gas policy

Although India is home to vast shale reserves and needs to increase its generation capacity, the country is hamstrung by the inaction of regulators.

29 June 2015 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production

BP loads LNG cargo from two terminals

BP has carried out a two-port loading in Europe over the past week, ahead of a delivery to be made in South America.

18 December 2013 Europe & Russia / LNG

Repsol LNG tanker due into Canada for Christmas

Canada’s Canaport is set to receive its first LNG tanker in almost six weeks when the Repsol-controlled Madrid Spirit arrives on 24 December.

18 December 2013 Americas / LNG

Mexico breaks LNG records again in November

Mexico imported another record-breaking amount of LNG in November, according to data from Waterborne Energy.

18 December 2013 Americas / Supply & Demand

Some relief for Asian importers as LNG spot prices fall

Short-term LNG prices continued to fall last week as sturdy Far Eastern gas inventories combined with below-average demand to ease the spot market.

18 December 2013 Asia Pacific / LNG

Cold weather boosts Henry Hub, storage withdrawals

North American short-term gas prices continued to rise last week as cold weather once again drove demand, while withdrawals from storage exceeded expectations for the second successive week.

17 December 2013 Americas / Global Markets

European LNG reloads on the up

European reload activity looks set to increase in December following a quiet November.

11 December 2013 Europe & Russia / LNG

Vitol redirects LNG cargo to Brazil

Swiss commodity house Vitol diverted one of its European reload vessels last week, with the Magellan Spirit tanker now headed for Pecem in Brazil.

11 December 2013 Americas / LNG

Angola LNG leases another tanker

Angola LNG has sub-chartered another of its vessels as the beleaguered African export project encounters yet more problems.

11 December 2013 Middle East & Africa / LNG

Atlantic Basin LNG price rise

A lack of Atlantic Basin cargoes has pushed up prices in the world’s cheaper markets as most shippers look to transport gas eastwards.

11 December 2013 World / LNG

Light reprieve for Asia and LatAm spot buyers

LNG prices fell for the first time in almost three months last week as the rate of spot deliveries to the Far East slowed.

11 December 2013 World / LNG

LNG price breaks $19 barrier amid shortage concerns

LNG prices continued to rise across the world, with a particularly sharp growth in Far Eastern contracts, as concerns about gas shortages promoted bullish market sentiment.

4 December 2013 World / LNG

Spot prices firm in the US and Canada

North American spot gas prices rose last week as cold weather increased the strain on gas grids across the United States and Canada.

3 December 2013 Americas / Global Markets

Asian prices prompt European reloads

Surging LNG prices in Asia have started to affect the European reload market, as a number of vessels have left European facilities carrying re-exported volumes.

27 November 2013 Europe & Russia / LNG

North American spot prices rise as cold weather sets in

Colder-than-expected temperatures continued to raise the prices of North American prompt gas contracts last week as storage injections slowed once more.

20 November 2013 Americas / Global Markets

Gate to process third November reload

Gate is set to reload its third cargo in less than a month when the LNG Leo arrives next week.

20 November 2013 Europe & Russia / LNG

LNG tanker glut to ease charter rates

Charter rates are set to fall during winter and into 2014 as a number of tankers will be delivered, while global production shows little sign of growth.

20 November 2013 World / LNG

GDF Suez sub-charters Angolan tanker

Angola LNG’s Sonangol Sambizanga tanker has been sub-chartered by France’s GDF Suez, traders have said.

20 November 2013 Middle East & Africa / LNG

Spot LNG prices surge as demand builds

East Asian spot LNG prices have surged in recent weeks as utilities attempt to safeguard against a cold winter.

20 November 2013 Asia Pacific / LNG

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