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Global LNG supply and demand continues to evolve. It is one of the most difficult and fast-moving markets to navigate. With profits at stake, it is an advantage to have a head start and gain access to the right information as quickly as possible. 

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White Paper: Russia’s Eastern Gas Move

White Paper: Russia’s Eastern Gas Move

In response to rapidly growing Chinese gas demand, Russian gas producer Gazprom and China’s state-owned energy company CNPC have announced the launch of the Power of Siberia Pipeline in 2019. This is earlier than expected by some observers.

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Analysis: Australia’s new projects meet East Asia’s H1 LNG demand growth

Analysis: Australia’s new projects meet East Asia’s H1 LNG demand growth

This analysis reviews cargo data from ICIS intelligence platform LNG Edge to break down supply and demand patterns for the first half of the year and give a picture of the key trends in the market this year, as well as illustrating the impact on the ICIS East Asia Index (EAX) price for spot LNG.

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China Gas and LNG Market

China Gas and LNG Market Intelligence Solution

Discover opportunities in China’s dynamic gas/LNG markets with a single, trusted source for pricing, data, news and analysis

  • China’s domestic and import prices for gas and LNG
  • Coverage of liquefaction plant operating rates and cost-effectiveness
  • China’s gas and LNG supply and demand data and forecasts, broken down by sub-segment
  • Up-to-date progress for gas and LNG infrastructure projects
  • LNG shipment arrivals
  • China’s policy developments and their impact on global markets

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LNG Markets Analysis: US LNG arrivals in northern Europe not a signal of immediate change

Northern Europe is set to receive its first LNG cargoes from the US Sabine Pass export facility on 7 June. Eight cargoes from the Louisiana liquefaction project have previously been delivered to southern Europe – to Portugal, Spain and Italy – but none have yet been received in the more liquid and competitive trading hubs of northwest Europe.


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            ICIS publishes European LNG Terminal Access Manual

ICIS publishes European LNG Terminal Access Manual

The European LNG Terminal Access Manual is a how-to guide for gaining LNG capacity in Europe. It provides practical information and ICIS-assessed ratings to help prospective users gain capacity in Europe.


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            ICIS Webinar: Tracking US LNG and what’s ahead for Europe

ICIS Webinar: Tracking US LNG and what’s ahead for Europe

Watch ICIS editors Ed Cox and Ruth Liao who analyse the outlook for US LNG production alongside a short-term summer supply, demand and price view of the European gas markets.


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            White paper: What is the potential impact of the Trump administration on the US energy industry?

White paper: What is the potential impact of the Trump administration on the US energy industry?

ICIS takes a closer look at how key sectors within the US energy industry were shaped by the Obama administration and what the potential market impact could be under the helm of President Donald Trump.


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ICIS Infographic: Comparing natural gas prices as Europe and Asia compete for US LNG

ICIS Infographic: Comparing natural gas prices as Europe and Asia compete for US LNG

This white paper looks at the current usage of FSRUs, taking into account their capacities and geographies. It then paints a more dynamic outlook, incorporating future charter commitments, mindful of uncertainties inherent in project time-lines. A section has been dedicated to FSUs in their own right before finally moving on to the evolving landscape of counterparties themselves.


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White paper: The growing importance of FSRUs in global LNG markets

White paper: The growing importance of FSRUs in global LNG markets

This white paper looks at the current usage of FSRUs, taking into account their capacities and geographies. It then paints a more dynamic outlook, incorporating future charter commitments, mindful of uncertainties inherent in project time-lines. A section has been dedicated to FSUs in their own right before finally moving on to the evolving landscape of counterparties themselves.


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Market outlook: What is the outlook for global LNG markets in 2017?

Market outlook: What is the outlook for global LNG markets in 2017?

2017 will be another year of big change for the global LNG market as more new Australian production starts up and the momentum then swings to the US.

ICIS takes a look at the outlook for LNG markets in 2017


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ICIS white paper: LNG year in review

ICIS white paper: 2016 – The LNG Year in Review

The LNG market in 2016 saw a flurry of new Australian and US production start-up but plant outages stemmed the flow of cargoes. Spot prices fell on weak East Asian demand for much of the year but new buyers came into the market.

In this white paper, ICIS offers a thorough review of all the key global LNG events and changes over 2016.

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Qatari LNG sales grow in Middle East as Asia and Europe fall

White paper: Qatari LNG sales grow in Middle East as Asia and Europe fall

Qatar, the world’s biggest LNG exporter, is compensating for a decline in demand from its traditional east Asian customers by targeting growth markets in the Middle East and south Asia.

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Click here to view the global lng production rates

New US and Australian LNG production will start in 2017 but operating rates are reduced due to technical and feedstock issues at several other plants, most notably in Africa.


New Australian LNG contracts with East Asian buyers

New Australian LNG contracts with East Asian buyers means the country’s share of supply has risen to the world’s largest buyers

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India increases spot LNG demand ahead of monsoon

India increases spot LNG demand ahead of monsoon

Three LNG importers from India have issued spot buy tenders to cover new requirements from their domestic end-users between April and May, according to market sources in the Pacific basin.

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Podcast: ICIS discusses the week’s energy news highlights

...Podcast: ICIS discusses the week’s energy news highlights. ICIS Staff. Expectations of global oversupply for LNG this year have not come to fruition,... Fri, 08 Sep 2017

Israel mulls LNG purchase as regulator declares emergency

...Israel mulls LNG purchase as regulator declares emergency. Aura Sabadus. Israel may be looking to snap up spot LNG in the coming weeks as the Natural Gas... Thu, 07 Sep 2017

East coast ports to see more activity after Harvey – US Fed

...by increases in crushed stone, sand, gravel and coal. The Atlanta district also reported increases in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, the Fed said.... Wed, 06 Sep 2017
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