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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  • Interview with Jose Aldon, Managing Director/CEO, AXI LNGAS Inc
It has been reported by McKinsey Energy that out of the ~230mtpa of growth expected in global LNG between 2015-2030, as much as 60% could come
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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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  • Contributed by: EnerNOC's Intelligence & Analytics Team, Information Technology and Services , EnerNOC
New pipeline and other infrastructure projects that are planned or in development will create easier access to domestically produced natural gas throughout the US, which will enable increases in supply over the long term.
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  • Contributed by: Mark Simons, Head of Global Gas Trading, Maersk Oil
For the gas industry, I believe there are four notable trends which will take place and develop in 2018: 1 - Increasingly dynamic gas pricing
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  • Contributed by: Guy Broggi, Former Senior LNG Advisor, Total SA
The views expressed are the author’s own, and do not reflect any position on behalf of his former company.
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  • Contributed by: Zach Allen, President, Pan EurAsian Enterprises
2017 turned out to be a very good year for LNG buyers, prices having dropped dramatically from earlier highs, and with every prospect that they would stay that way for a while.  The trade press was full of articles about the “glut” of LNG supplies.  So
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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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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