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.
Leader in the distribution of gas to industrial customers in Thailand, PTT Natural Gas Distribution Compagny Limited (PTT NGD) was founded in 1996 by a joint venture with PTT, the national gas company.
On December 1, 2014, following a meeting between the Russian and Turkish presidents, president Putin and Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller announced that South Stream had been cancelled due to the combined failure of the Bulgarian government to provide assuran
Contributed by: ElchinHasan, Independent Oil and Gas Researcher, A former BP Azerbaijan employee
Elchin Hasan, independent oil and gas researcher and a former BP Azerbaijan employee, tells us that the biggest natural gas investment opportunities lie in East Africa and Iran, and explains what the k
With its natural gas consumption expected to rise to around 420 Bcm by 2020, China continues to develop new import routes to provide the infrastructure that will be needed to meet an unprecedented rate of demand growth.
Japan’s largest electricity utility Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has taken another step forward in its strategy of sourcing lean LNG by signing a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with BP for up to 1.2 mtpa over 17 years, starting in 2017.