November / December 2018
LNG journal 'November / December 2018 LEAD STORY

Natural gas security review focuses on Chinese demand and LNG fleet

Global natural gas markets are being reshaped by the development of major emerging LNG buyers such as China and by the rising production and export projects underway in the United States and elsewhere.

 

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LNG and pipeline natural gas volumes take lead in efforts for Chinese environmental clean-up

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Future of LNG import market amid growing demand in Latin America and the Caribbean

LNG export plant configurations and processing methods will have a huge impact on efficiency

 

October 2018
LNG journal October 2018 LEAD STORY

LNG overcapacity is forecast for 2019 and lasting for about a year

LNG markets have been expected to enter a period of overcapacity for some time, but stronger than expected demand growth coupled with delays in project completions have delayed its arrival.

 

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Carrying gas that came in from the cold: future of Arctic region LNG exports and shipping

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Development and financing trends for future global production using floating LNG facilities

LNG importer France is on track for a single gas market as Germans plan first regas projects

Main steps to develop an LNG export plant from financing through to construction and shipping

 

September 2018
LNG journal September 2018 LEAD STORY

LNG activity in energy markets is more competitive amid uncertain forecasts

About 290 million tonnes of LNG imported last year was transacted on a spot or short-term basis. The definition of spot or short-term transaction is “volume delivered under contracts with a duration of 4 years or less.”

 

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Future growth is set for specific regions and market sectors as well as for city-gas companies

Asia-Pacific spot LNG prices and lack of Chinese storage will guide winter market for shipments

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Sonatrach explains potential for LNG to be a fuel in demand at European and North African facilities

US equipment-maker Air Products employs proven technology for larger plants now being proposed

Floating storage and regasification units emerge as supply hubs for small-scale LNG distribution

 

July / August 2018
LNG journal ‘July / August 2018 LEAD STORY

LNG expansion expected to have impacts on trade flows, pricing and gas security

Strong demand growth from China, greater industrial demand and rising supplies from the United States will transform global pipeline natural gas and LNG markets over the next five years.

 

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US study focuses on how much LNG may be shipped from up to 25 liquefaction and export plants

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

General terms and conditions provided for LNG trading by French law firm De Gaulle Fleurance

Energy chiefs give views on LNG and natural gas evolution for transitional era and security

Status of shale gas development in China and how it may affect natural gas and LNG requirements

 

June 2018
LNG journal ‘June 2018 LEAD STORY

Slow pace of investments may lead to balanced LNG market by 2025

Liquefied natural gas producers around the world are once again considering new investments in liquefaction and regasification ventures as expectations of an over-supply recede in the face of continued demand from China and other nations.

 

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US regulator forecasts change in global market dynamics in contracting and risk management

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Air Products manages project risk in global ventures through its standardization and modularization

Chart Industries powers energy future through LNG system incorporating storage to control

American Bureau of Shipping explains the LNG-led solution to an old problem in floating power sector

Gastech 2018 invites LNG and gas industry to Barcelona

 

May 2018
LNG journal ‘May 2018 LEAD STORY

International Group of LNG Importers reports on shipping and market trends

The France-based International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers (GIIGNL) said in its annual report that global LNG trade recorded its highest growth in supply since 2010 and also noted other market changes.

 

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LNG prices levels and market will weather volume increases because of steady demand worldwide

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Gasum of Finland gives overview of recent LNG developments in growing Nordic supply market

Norwegian company outlines safe and reliable route to successful transition to LNG solutions

Completion of analysis on exploitation of recondensing equipment on LNG carriers to minimize cargo losses

 

April 2018
LNG journal ‘April 2018 LEAD STORY

LNG projects Wheatstone, Ichthys and Prelude complete investment wave

Australia may have to demonstrate more flexibility in its liquefied natural gas industry as it moves forward and becomes the world’s largest producer, with one area identified as spending on developing more natural gas reserves and importing volumes or shipping domestic cargoes from west to east for the domestic market.

 

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International Gas Union highlights China case studies to back natural gas and LNG surge

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Argentina sets date for first Atlantic licensing round to complement shale gas efforts amid LNG doubts

Outlook covering industry advances examines place for LNG and other fuels in transport and power

Exploitation of recondensing equipment on LNG carriers to minimize cargo losses during transport

 

March 2018
LNG journal ‘March 2018 LEAD STORY

Growth of LNG supply and demand underscore develop of gas market

Global LNG supplies will expand rapidly, leading to a more competitive, globally integrated natural gas market as more projects are completed.

 

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US sees development of Marcellus and Utica shale gas helping underpin surplus for LNG exports

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

While Panama Canal boosts LNG traffic the main chock points remain Suez and Strait of Malacca

Malaysian International Shipping takes delivery of fourth vessel to handle rising volumes for Petronas

Woodside plans Australian LNG expansion and cooperation with Kogas in US export project

 

February 2018
LNG journal ‘February 2018 LEAD STORY

Australian LNG boosts export revenue and reduces pollution in Chinese cities

Australian liquefied natural gas exports to China increased by more than 40 percent in 2017 as output expanded at new production facilities in Queensland and Western Australia and contract shipments began to flow.

 

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LNG and pipeline gas security improves in Europe as lessons taken from case of France in winter 2016-2017

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Vinci and Entrepose achieve effective solutions for storage in severe conditions of Far North and South

France-based body gives forecasts of energy and LNG supply and demand for rest of 2018

Greece to expand capability with Alexandroupolis LNG hub project and improved storage at Revithoussa

 

January 2018
LNG journal ‘January 2018 LEAD STORY

LNG exports from US and Russia to help create new gas world order

A new natural gas world order is emerging as US liquefied natural gas production helps to accelerate a shift towards a more flexible, liquid and global market, accompanied by new Russian shipments of LNG to Asia and by future pipeline volumes.

 

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Australia’s Wheatstone project joined by Yamal and Cove Point plants for early 2018 ramp-up

A round-up of latest events, company and industry news

Chart Industries outlines brazed aluminum heat exchanger benefits for LNG plant optimisation

Japan commissions newest LNG import terminal amid plans for using depleted gas fields for storage

How major consumer Japan sees current LNG polices of major participants it has talk to