Asia

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  • Interview with Masao Ishikawa, Senior Vice President, Division Director of Technology & Engineering Division, Chiyoda Corporation
Being in the top three of the world’s biggest LNG buyers, Japan is at the forefront of market developments and updates which shape the global gas industry.
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  • Interview with Kunio Nohata, Member of the Board, Senior Managing Executive Officer & Chief Executive of Global Business Division, Tokyo Gas
With the appetite for energy growing, the global gas and LNG market is experiencing new and exciting opportunities.
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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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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
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  • Contributed by: Elchin Hasan, 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
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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.
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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.
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Our specialist panel of Finance experts came together at  Commercial stream at the Gastech 2014 conference in Seoul Korea. The panel featured presentations from:
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With the end of summer now in sight, the need for a deal between Russia and Ukraine on natural gas supply is starting to look urgent.
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  • Interview with Nick Browne, Senior Analyst, Gas Research, Wood Mackenzie
Next month’s Annual Gas Asia Summit (GAS) in Singapore will focus on the theme of "Multilateral Co-operation to Connect Gas Markets" and explore the strategic and commercial challenges faced throughout the region.
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The first weld on Russia’s ambitious Power of Siberia pipeline was made on 1st September at a ceremony attended by numerous dignitaries, including Russia’s  President, Vladimir Putin, Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller, and Zhang Gaoli, First Vi