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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Germany utility company E.ON has developed a novel technology that provides a possible answer to a pressing question: what to do with surplus wind-generated electricity when the wind is blowing strongly but demand is low?
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India’s oil and gas companies are increasingly turning to Mozambique as a future source of LNG supply, following a string of large natural gas discoveries since 2010 that have boosted the nation’s gas reserves to more than 170 Tcf.
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Natural gas industries around the world will need to spend an estimated €100 billion on new underground gas storage facilities between now and 2030.
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Natural gas is on its way to becoming a significant fuel in transportation by road, rail and sea. That is one of the key projections in the latest Medium-Term Gas Market Report published last month by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
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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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Qatar’s decision to supply five cargoes of LNG to help Egypt out over the summer period will bring some welcome relief to a country facing an energy crisis – but it is only a very short-term palliative solution.
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  • Contributed by: Frank Chapman, Former Chief Executive, BG Group
On behalf of BG Group, it is my privilege to welcome you to Gastech 2012. We are delighted and honoured to be hosting this year’s event here in London.
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  • Contributed by: Nick Grealy, Director of Energy Consultancy, No Hot Air
Here, in the latest of a series of blogs by Nick Grealy, director of energy consultancy No Hot Air, the increasing use of vehicles powered by natural gas is examined.
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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