Shell sees 18% surge in global LNG trade as coal-to-gas switch accelerates in Asia

Monday, 04 March 2019

Natural gas will become the fastest-growing energy source in the coming decades, displacing coal as a fuel for power plants and heavy industries, Royal Dutch Shell said in its 2019 LNG Outlook 2019. Global energy demand will grow 18% by 2035, with gas forecast to meet 40% of that largely through expanding LNG trade. 

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