Asia

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  • Contributed by: Edi Saputra, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
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.
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  • Contributed by: Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities & Energy Columnist , Thomson Reuters
The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters. Graphic of China's LNG imports - view the table here.
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  • Contributed by: Andrew Walker, Asia Pacific Reporter, Interfax Europe
Thailand is set to import 36 mtpa of LNG by 2030, up from around 2.9 mtpa in 2016, as gas domestic production is set to decline rapidly after 2020, an official from the country’s Ministry of Energy told delegates at the
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At the fifth edition of Gas Asia Summit & Exhibition (GAS) 2017 which took place last week in Singapore, buyers and sellers delved into the future direction of the global
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  • Contributed by: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Research Associate & Energy Consultant, CEDIGAZ
Cedigaz’s report “India’s vision to a gas-
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  • Contributed by: Qamar Yasin, 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:
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  • Interview with Luca Tonello, 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.
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  • Interview with Abhilesh Gupta, Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Head, AG&P
Pioneers of efficient, high value, modular infrastructures for the global energy and natural resources sectors, AG&P is now building the landmark LNG receiving terminal in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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  • Interview with Douglas Wharton, Director Origination, Cheniere Marketing
It has been predicted in the global energy mix that the share of natural gas will grow to 23% by 2030, driven primarily by growth in China, India and Southeast Asia.
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  • Interview with Rajnish Goswami, General Manager, LNG Marketing, SE Asia, Indian Sub-Continent & Middle East, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
The geographic location of Mozambique LNG, the country's first LNG park, provides flexibility to pursue various customers; particularly the growing Asian market. 
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SKK Migas, Indonesia’s upstream oil and gas task force, has awarded engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts for two natural gas and condensate fields in the Muara Bakau Block, located off the coast of East Kalimantan.
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China’s continuing drive to reduce the share of coal in the nation’s energy mix is boosting the prospects for natural gas and renewable energy sources, according to analysis just published by IHS Energy Insight.
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Years of unrealised ambition to become a major player in global LNG production appear to be coming to an end for Russia.
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With British Columbia’s provincial government having promised to settle the fiscal framework for the nascent LNG industry this autumn – and by the end of November at the latest – Canada’s LNG projects, most of which would be located in BC, are entering
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Russia’s natural gas industry has over the past two weeks reached a series of significant milestones in its ambitions to ramp up its exports – not just to its traditional markets in Europe but also to tempting new markets in Asia Pacific.
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The controversy over LNG pricing in Asian markets shows no sign of abating, judging by the heartfelt discussions between producers and buyers at this month’s World Energy Congress (WEC) in South Korea.
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Demand for natural gas in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to grow at 3.8%/year between 2010 and 2035 – more quickly than either coal or oil – in an energy supply and demand outlook published this month by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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South Korea – the fourth-largest economy in Asia and the world’s second-largest importer of LNG – will be playing host over coming months to two of the world’s most influential energy conferences: the World Energy Congress, which opens later this month
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At the fifth edition of Gas Asia Summit & Exhibition (GAS) 2017 which took place last week in Singapore, buyers and sellers delved into the future direction of the global