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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Papua New Guinea has become the latest nation to join the still exclusive club of LNG producers, with its first liquefaction plant – PNG LNG – now said to be running at full capacity.
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Russian gas company Gazprom is preparing to make the first weld on the Power of Siberia pipeline – the 4,000 kilometre backbone of its ambitious Eastern Gas Programme.
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A senior group comprising of 25 global gas & liquefied natural gas (LNG) executives met in Singapore last month to examine the key issues driving the industry over the next 12 months.
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The ongoing gas payment and pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine escalated to worrying levels in mid-June, when Gazprom announced that it would cease supplying gas to Naftogaz – Ukraine’s state-owned energy company – unless payment was made in ad
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The convoluted saga of the controversial South Stream pipeline has taken new twists and turns in recent weeks, with Gazprom and OMV signing an agreement for the Austrian section, and the government of Bulgaria saying it was suspending work on its secti
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Sutcliffe, Head of Content, Global Energy Conferences & Gastech
Russia’s increasingly-cordial relationship with China has led to the finalisation of the long-proffered agreement to connect the two countries via a gas supply pipeline.
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Spurred on by the challenges of growing urbanisation and concern over appalling pollution levels in much of the country, the Chinese government has just announced that it expects natural gas supply to reach 420 Bcm/year by 2020 to meet fast-rising dema
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SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY 30 APRIL: Over the past couple of decades, natural gas (NG) has become a fuel of choice for power generation. One way of increasing the availability of NG is through the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG).