Supply & Demand Outlook

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  • Contributed by: Jean-Christian Heintz, Director, Wideangle LNG
In 2017, global LNG trade increased by nearly 10%, the strongest growth in a decade. Arguably, the LNG market is expanding both in size and complexity. But can we expect more diversity?
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  • Interview with Phil Germuth, Mayor, District of Kitimat
As Canada’s natural gas and LNG industry continues to keep gas players on the edge of their seat; so far in 2018, the market has welcomed some very positive developments which could drastically change Canada’s industry as we know it.
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  • Contributed by: Lukas Geležauskas, Business Developer, Klaipėdos Nafta
Lithuanian LNG import levels are consistently among the lowest of the LNG importing countries due to the limited size of the Lithuanian gas and by extension, the LNG market.
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  • Interview with David Keane, President & CEO, BC LNG Alliance
With the new tax incentives put in place by the British Columbian government, LNG projects are now beginning to show signs of strong growth and development. As stated by Mr Keane in the
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  • Interview with Matthew Hamer, Strategic Development, Solaris Management Consultants
As we head further into 2018, the Canadian gas and LNG industry continues to show signs of development; governments are now better supporting the industry and the growth of LNG demand in Asia provides a strong future market for the country's future exp
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  • Contributed by: Anne-Sophie Corbeau, Head of Gas Analysis, BP
BP’s Energy Outlook 2018 explores different aspects of the energy transition through a range of alternative scenarios.
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  • Contributed by: Manuel Cordoba Mateos, LNG Supply, Union Fenosa Gas
The Iberian Peninsula leads the European regasification capacity with seven plants in operation, six in Spain: Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Mugardos and Sagunto and one plant in Portugal: Sines.
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  • Contributed by: CEDIGAZ News , International association for natural gas , CEDIGAZ
Recent trends in world natural gas demand: The year 2017 still highlights the strong competition between natural gas, coal and renewable energies.
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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: Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing & Hydrocarbon Processing
The World Bank estimates that approximately 140 billion cubic meters (5 trillion cubic feet) of natural gas is flared annually, resulting in the emission of more than 300 million tons of CO2 to the atmosphere.
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  • Contributed by: Geoffroy Hureau, Secretary General, Cedigaz
According to the latest IGU survey, almost half of natural gas imports are still priced using oil-indexation. For the other half, price is mainly the result of supply and demand on the gas market (“gas-on-gas” pricing).
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  • Interview with Lars Troen Sørensen, Head of UK Energy Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Statoil
As part of our series of interviews with Europe’s gas leaders, we had the pleasure of interviewing Lars Troen Sørensen, Head of UK Energy Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Statoil to find out about his perspective on th
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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
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  • Interview with Kunio Nohata, Executive Director, Tokyo Gas
Talking to Gastech News, Kunio Nohata, Executive Director at Tokyo Gas discusses the liberalisation of Japan’s power market and the role of LNG in Japan’s energy mi
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  • Contributed by: Mary Hemmingsen, EVP and CFO, Northwest Innovation Works
*This article was contributed by Mary Hemmingsen when she worked at KPMG as Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities.  The transformation of the global LNG market combines three key trends:
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  • Interview with Mark Simons, Head of Global Gas Trading, Maersk Oil
Gastech News spoke with Mark Simons, Director Europe Gas Marketing at BG Group about his views on Europe’s gas dynamics, security of supply and the role of gas post COP 21.
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  • Interview with Vagif Sharifov, Oil Price Analyst & Expert in Energy Markets, Trend News Agency
Recent news from the gas market make it clear that the US starts its new energy policy with LNG. In April, the US Cheniere Energy for the first time delivered nearly 100,000 tons of LNG on a tanker to Portugal.
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LNG is one of the fastest-growing energy markets worldwide, with LNG trade projects to nearly triple, from 12 trillion cubic feet, between 2015 and 2024 according to the
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The CEDIGAZ report "Medium and Long Term Natural Gas Outlook 2017", looks at the developing role of natural gas as a key transition fuel towards an increasingly renewable-based, effi