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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Asia’s Gas Supply Diversification Faces Challenges 
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Asian countries should prioritize the role of gas as an energy source and ensure that the region does not allow coal to dominate energy provision, Maarten Wetselaar, Acting Upstream International Director at Shell, said in his executive keynote address
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Asian price premium on gas and LNG supplies affects regional demand, Gastech 2014 is told Oil indexation price mechanism and destination contract clauses should be re-examined
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Asia Gas Importers Demand Transparent Pricing
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The fate of Russian gas exports to Europe remained a key concern as the Ukraine crisis moved into a new phase on 16th March, with an overwhelming vote by the people of Crimea to become part of Russia.
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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.