Contracts for LNG cargoes for short-term and medium-term delivery are using different types of indexation, leading to some confusion in the market going forward as the US benchmark Henry Hub price competes with oil-linked, Asian spot prices and other value markers.
Australian liquefied natural gas deliveries into Asia now face growing competition from other global LNG producers, particularly the US plants under construction, and from market oversupply.
French energy company Total is maintaining its ambitious liquefied natural gas targets through to 2020 even amid the downturn in energy markets caused by oil.
Pavilion Energy, the Singapore integrated liquefied natural gas company, said it was continuing to develop its capabilities in foreign projects, LNG bunkering and trading while building up its supply portfolio.
Developing liquefied natural gas projects in new and challenging remote and hostile regions of the world is the subject of a study carried out by the International Gas Union.
The France-based International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers has published a handbook to promote a broad understanding and knowledge of the retail, small-scale and mobile LNG markets.