PODCAST: Japanese nuclear regulation to boost LNG demand

Author: ICIS Editorial

2019/07/11

LONDON (ICIS)--Japan is the world’s biggest importer of LNG but demand has fallen recently after a strong increase following the 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima that took the country’s nuclear fleet offline. Nuclear capacity has been gradually returning, but new regulations now threaten to derail that progress, potentially boosting gas’s place in the power mix once again. Senior market reporters Joachim Moxon and Patrick Sykes discuss the outlook.