Asia

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  • Contributed by: Kovid Rawat, 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.
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  • Interview with Marshall Berg, Environmental Consultant, Eagle Environmental Services Inc
As reported in the BP Energy Outlook 2018, the world energy demand is forecast to grow by 1.3% from 2016 to 2040
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  • Contributed by: Michael Mao, Senior Market Analyst, Sublime China Information (SCi99)
In the past several years, China’s LNG industry advanced at an unstoppable pace. The five-year average growth rate of the domestic LNG production capacity is 36% and that of the LNG import is 15%.
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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
Interfax Energy - 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 rapid
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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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  • Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • Contributed by: Marian Radetzki, Professor of Economics, Luleå University of Technology
In our previous article we briefly d
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Sutcliffe, Head of Content, Global Energy Conferences & Gastech
Japan is traditionally respected as one of the world’s most efficient and technologically-advanced societies, embracing an inclusive and responsible approach to economy, society and environment.
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  • Contributed by: Richard Mason, 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. 
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  • Contributed by: Kristian Bradshaw, Counsel, Allen & Overy
Relying almost exclusively on LNG imports for its gas needs, Japan accounts for one-third of global LNG consumption.
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  • Contributed by: Elchin Hasan, Independent Oil and Gas Researcher, A former BP Azerbaijan employee
As known, Azerbaijan is going to export 16 bcm of natural gas to Europe as of 2019-20 from the Shah Deniz II field through TANAP & TAP pipelines.
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  • Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • Contributed by: Marian Radetzki, 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.
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  • Contributed by: Mike Rhodes, Managing Editor, Gulf Publishing Company
Asia consumes 75% of the world’s liquefied natural gas (LNG), and Japan and South Korea have long dominated the LNG import market.
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Thompson, 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