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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  • Interview with Shigeru Muraki, Executive Advisor, Tokyo Gas
These are tough times for Japan’s gas and electricity utilities, who together make up the world’s largest national group of LNG buyers. Post-Fukushima, the nation’s LNG imports have soared.
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Gas production in Russia could pave the way for successful arctic drilling projects after new techniques helped improve efficiency during the region’s harsh winters.
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  • Contributed by: Nick Grealy, Director of Energy Consultancy, No Hot Air
A fundamental question for world gas markets is the impact of China’s natural gas demand.
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New solution will automate and modernize an 80-year-old manned crude oil products pipeline operation
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Energy consumption and demand in Asia is expected to increase by more than 70% by 2035, accounting for at least 60% of the overall total growth in energy consumption worldwide.
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DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is setting up its Asia Pacific Headquarters for services towards the transmission and cleaner energy sectors in Beijing.
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Seoul: DNV and Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), a state-run oil company in South Korea, have agreed to cooperate on environment, health, safety and quality management system enhancement.
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JINCHENG, China (Reuters) - After more than a century ripping out its insides to supply coal to the rest of the country, the heavily mined and polluted province of Shanxi in northern China is in the midst of a gas boom.