A protester looks at a police officer during an Extinction Rebellion climate change protest outside the Bank of England in the City of London.

Key trends to watch during the 2019-2020 gas year

Global Gas Analytics lists the key factors it believes will shape gas and LNG fundamentals and prices in the year ahead.

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China's weekly LNG output to hit 44,000 tons as plants restart

Six liquefaction facilities in the provinces of Shaanxi, Heilongjiang and Sichuan are scheduled to come back online this week following maintenance.

2 hours ago Asia Pacific
An LNG carrier berthed at Ningbo terminal

Zhejiang aims to be LNG gateway for China

East China’s Zhejiang province has called for three LNG projects with a combined capacity of 14.0 mtpa to be up and running in Zhoushan by 2025

2 hours ago Asia Pacific
Darwin LNG

Darwin set to expand as Santos buys out Conoco

Following a period of belt-tightening, Australia’s second-largest gas group is expanding its asset base as it looks to raise its profile in the international LNG market.

4 hours ago Asia Pacific
A gas-fired power barge in the Dominican Republic

New pipeline may boost LNG in Dominican Republic

The country's Eastern Gas Pipeline will allow power plants to switch from fuel oil to gas once it comes online, facilitating a sizeable boost in LNG imports.

5 hours ago Americas

Chinese ex-works LNG price up 6.69% on industrial demand

Demand for LNG from China’s industrial sector picked up last week following the end of a week-long public holiday, with prices averaging $9.12/MMBtu

Yesterday Asia Pacific

Asian spot LNG price up 1.75% as heating season nears

The average price of spot LNG in Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan increased last week as buyers built stocks in preparation for winter.

2 days ago Asia Pacific
An LNG terminal in India

Total bets on Indian gas demand with Adani stake

The French major’s acquisition will give it access to two LNG terminals in India, one of which could also supply Bangladesh.

3 days ago Asia Pacific

South Korea’s LNG imports down in September

Volumes imported by the country fell by 24.8% year on year last month, in line with the declining trend seen in previous months.

3 days ago Asia Pacific
The Port of Gothenburg in Sweden

Sweden’s LNG rejection signals protectionist energy policy

Sweden has refused to open up its gas market to increased competition through LNG supplies in an apparent contradiction of EU gas market objectives.

5 days ago Europe & Russia

Taiwan boosts LNG imports in September

Taiwan imported 1.37 mt of the fuel last month, and its energy transition is expected to drive further growth in demand for the fuel in the coming years.

6 days ago Asia Pacific

CNOOC facilities top China’s LNG sales in September

The company’s Tianjin FSRU and Ningbo terminal sold the most truckloads of LNG during the month.

10 October 2019 Asia Pacific
The Pakistan GasPort LNG terminal in Pakistan

Pakistan LNG expansion could see results by 2022

Private developers have received provisional approvals to build five terminals in Pakistan, with the first new facilities expected online in three years to help deal with a widening supply crunch.

10 October 2019 Asia Pacific
A Qatargas LNG vessel

MEA’s thirst for cheap US LNG sees growth

Countries in the MENA have ramped up LNG imports from the United States, which offers a cheaper and less politically sensitive alternative to buying piped gas from regional rivals.

10 October 2019 Middle East & Africa
South African Energy Minister Samson Gwede Mantashe.

South Africa could import LNG via Mozambique

Policy stasis means Mozambique could become the LNG import hub for South Africa, instead of Richards Bay or Coega.

10 October 2019 Middle East & Africa
A gas plant in Papua New Guinea

PNG LNG risks delay as government pushes better terms

The new government of Papua New Guinea is trying to negotiate better terms for the P’nyang development, which could cause delays to the PNG LNG expansion project.

10 October 2019 Asia Pacific

Chinese LNG import growth rate eases in August

Volumes followed the strong upward trend seen earlier in the year, but the growth rate is down from 2018.

9 October 2019 Asia Pacific

Chinese ex-works LNG prices fall as plants seek to reduce stockpiles

The price of ex-works LNG in China fell by 4% in September as plants cut their prices to reduce stockpiles.

9 October 2019 Asia Pacific
Rovuma LNG's initial investment decision ceremony in Maputo

Rovuma LNG signs investment decision amid security concerns

Exxon celebrated an ‘initial’ investment decision on the project on Tuesday, but FID has been pushed back to Q1 2020 amid the uncertain security situation.

8 October 2019 Middle East & Africa

Asian spot LNG prices drop 6% in September

Prices averaged $4.09/MMBtu in Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan last month, their lowest level since April 2016.

8 October 2019 Asia Pacific

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