Contributed by: KovidRawat, Research Analyst, Energias Market Research & Consulting
Asia-Pacific is a fast-evolving gas market characterized by destination restriction, orthodox policies and monopolistic domestic supply infrastructure. However, the scenario is set to change as major Asian countries are liberalizing the gas policies.
The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. It consists of 10 countries, with a combined GDP of US$2.8 trillion, making it the 6th largest economy in the world.
Contributed by: QamarYasin, Research Associate, China University of Petroleum (East China)
In order to encourage pilot projects for the exploration and exploitation of shale gas in Pakistan and to make such discoveries commercially viable, the following special incentives are recommended for pilot projects testing and production phases:
Interview with LucaTonello, Deputy General Manager and Head of Project & Export Finance, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
With LNG finding a role as a fuel of choice in new markets, there has been a significant increase in demand. The most notable increase comes from Asian markets, with China’s LNG consumption dramatically increasing by approximately 35% each year.
Contributed by: RichardMason, Innovation Project Manager, Scotia Gas Networks
It is clear that the growing Asian market will have a significant impact on Europe. In a recent speech, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull explained that it is his vision for Australia to become the world’s number one LNG provider in the next few years.
Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
Contributed by: MarianRadetzki, Professor of Economics, Luleå University of Technology
This is part one of a two-part article - Much of the world’s future energy consumption growth will come from Asia. For the past several decades, the region has been fuelled predominantly by coal and to a lesser extent oil.
Contributed by: GavinThompson, Vice President Energy Research, Wood Mackenzie
When Gastech News asked Gavin Thompson about his views on the main market opportunities for international LNG players in Japan, he said: "While the outlook for LNG demand in Japan looks more challenging, the global LNG industry still recognizes that Ja