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Freeport LNG inaugurates its third train as US LNG faces challenging times, with overall exports down significantly month-on-month. Further expansion is still in the pipeline though we do not expect…
Free ReadCOVID-19 has weighed on demand among Australia’s most significant LNG buyers though year-on-year growth remains positive. However, a distressed price environment, resulting capex cuts, a running clock on continually ageing…
Jump-start of Chinese economy led to LNG demand rocketing over the past two weeks, aided by SOE coordination and low prices. However, Monday’s economy update by the CNBS foreshadows a…
Free ReadDespite a severe, nationwide lockdown, India’s LNG demand has not disappeared though force majeure notices by Petronet and Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. likely affect the majority of Indian LNG import…
Subsequent to the SK Resolute’s departure from Cameron LNG for China, three more vessels – the Hoegh Giant, the Cool Explorer and the Palu LNG – are now also en…
talian LNG demand is facing a drastic monthly decrease as public health measures including an emergency decree by the Italian government have halted the majority of public and industrial activities…
Correction: H-Energy’s Kolkata FSRU project in West Bengal will be in partnership with Japanese shipping firm “K” Line, who will also supply the vessel, and not Excelerate as the article…
Low Northeast Asian LNG prices notwithstanding, US LNG developers continue to push for capacity expansion. Whilst current brownfield developments on the Atlantic side are completing slated developments, large-scale proposals continue…
Chinese LNG offtakes­­ in February have continued to grow as the government is keen to reinvigorate industrial output. Meanwhile, price conscious buyers in Southeast Asia and the Caribbean are taking advantage…
Although several cargoes destined for China have been delayed and we have observed some diversions and cargo cancellations, Chinese LNG offtakes­­ in February have remained robust as the government is…
Chinese measures in response to the coronavirus have only had limited effects on national LNG offtakes­­ in February, generally delaying cargoes rather than cancelling them. Instead, other market factors are weighing…
Offering gas import licenses has attracted both public and private players to facilitate an ambitious plan to more than quadruple LNG imports by 2027 in an effort to expand power…
Important Asian market for LNG has recently only seen sporadic growth with major competitors to US LNG occupying precious market share whilst optimism among US LNG developers is no longer…
Sempra-led joint venture put a preliminary stop to ‘Expansion Project’ of Cameron LNG and gains time to assess market development as trading conditions for US LNG toughened in 2H 2019…