Supply & Demand Outlook

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  • Interview with Walid Nasr, Chairman of the Board, Lebanese Petroleum Administration
At Gastech 2018 in Barcelona, Lebanon’s Energy Minister, Cesar Abi Khalil, revealed that the Lebanese government will be making natural gas the primary source of energy in its power sector by 2030.
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  • Contributed by: Ben Smith, Energy Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
The fabled curse “may you live in interesting times” seems to apply to the LNG industry each year.  How “interesting” will 2019 be?
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Sutcliffe, Managing Partner, Praxis Events
The world's largest gas and LNG event, Gastech, was recently held in Barcelona and as one of the organisers involved, I was asked by many international and local Iberian companies to leave behind a strong event that could keep everyone connected.
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  • Interview with Emilio Bruquetas, Chief Executive Officer, Reganosa
In the European Commission’s low-carbon economy roadmap, it is suggested that by 2050 the EU should cut greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels.
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  • Interview with Antonio Melcón, General Manager, Cepsa Gas Comercializadora
With Europe expected to require approximately 45 billion additional cubic meters of gas imports over the next 5 years, as reported by McKinsey, Gastech Insights was keen to speak to one of the leading Spanish energy companies to hear more about the evo
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  • Contributed by: Michael Kelleher, Principal Consultant, DNV GL
At a recent conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha tragedy, the Chair of the UK’s Health & Safety Committee stated that:
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  • Interview with Simon Flowers, Chairman & Chief Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
The electric vehicle market continues to grow, with IEA’s 2018 Global Electric Vehicle Outlook reporting that over 1 million EVs were sold in 2017 and by 2040 55% of new car sales and 33% of the global fleet will be electric.
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  • Interview with Philippe Sauquet, President Gas, Renewables & Power and Executive Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, Total
With the world turning towards renewables, Total identify gas-fired power plants as an ideal complement to facilities that generate electricity from these sources.
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  • Interview with Dr Anita Orban, Vice President, Tellurian
With the demand for gas ever increasing in Europe, the market is looking for gas via a variety of import options, pipeline and LNG.
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  • Interview with David Dickson, President & CEO, McDermott
Ever since the shale revolution in the U.S., the natural gas industry has been completely revolutionised. With supply and demand both still growing globally, there is vast potential within both emerging and established markets.
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Have a look at the infographic to see Wood Mackenzie’s 4 predictions for the Japanese energy industry in 2015.
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  • Contributed by: Theo Lekatompessy, President Director , PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi
  • Contributed by: James Brown, Former Regional LNG and Gas Consulting Manager, DNV GL
  • Contributed by: Derek Thomas, Head - Advanced Research Unit, AG&P
Theo Lekatompessy, James Brown and Derek Thomas look at some of the key developments expected to be seen in Asia's small-mid scale LNG industry in the next three years. Have a look at the infographic below to find our their views.
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Bloomberg - Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Officer Ben Van Beurden speaks with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move” about the company’s acquisition of BG Group.
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  • Interview with Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP
The BP Energy Outlook shares projections on the future of the global energy industry. Watch here chief economist Spencer Dale discussing BP's key findings:
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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
Recent global economic conditions, including the steep drop in the price of oil, have created uncertainty for a number of US LNG projects. For example:
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  • Contributed by: Elchin Hasan, Independent Oil and Gas Researcher, A former BP Azerbaijan employee
"Azerbaijan is putting more emphasis on gas particularly after we had our pick oil from ACG fields.
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Asia seeks cheaper gas: but how could this realistically be achieved? Have a look at the infographic and find out views of 4 industry experts.
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  • Contributed by: Charlie Durr, Vice President, LNG, Wood Group Mustang
In this article, Charlie Durr, Vice President, LNG at Wood Group Mustang, shares his views on what 2015 holds for the gas industry.
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  • Interview with Sylvester Turner, Mayor, City of Houston
Frequently described as the ‘energy capital of the world’, Houston is home to the headquarters of more than 500 oil and gas exploration and production firms.
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  • Interview with Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director and Member of the Executive Committee, Royal Dutch Shell
Being described by Mr Wetselaar as the “backbone for the changing energy system”, it is clear that natural gas has a crucial role to play going forward in the energy transition.
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  • Contributed by: Massimo Di-Odoardo, VP, Global Gas & LNG Research, Wood Mackenzie
The last 18 months have been transformational for the LNG industry. After years of concern about oversupply, improved market dynamics mean that this fear has reduced.
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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