What is the outlook for LNG?



The LNG market is set to increase by 50% between 2015 and 2020, with many new companies entering the sector and changing the industry landscape.

As the business continues to expand, understanding the position and strategy of LNG players is key to optimising decisions on procurement, marketing and trading.

Our expert industry analysts leverage their detailed understanding of global and regional gas market dynamics to provide in-depth analysis of all aspects of the complex LNG value chain.

Recent research includes our view of the evolving Chinese market as well as the impact of LNG oversupply on spot prices and project postponements. 

Gastech 2015

Wood Mackenzie presented and exhibited at Gastech 2015, the world's leading LNG conference and exhibition, from 27 - 30 October 2015 at the Singapore Expo.

 discussed current industry challenges and the latest developments in our gas market research.

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China's emerging LNG buyers

In this short video, Gavin Thompson, Head of China & Northeast Asia Research, considers who these companies are, what is encouraging them to enter into the LNG sector and some of the key challenges they face as they seek to establish positions.


Is consolidation characteristic of the wider LNG market?

Two events occurred in the first half of 2015 which could reshape the global LNG market – the acquisition of BG by Shell and the formation of JERA. Noel Tomnay discusses whether these moves are characteristic of the current LNG market and what lies ahead for both buyers and sellers.


Read our recent analysis

New LNG supply will test global gas floor price
In a news release issued for Gastech 2015, we outline the key levers which will determine the global gas floor price as the market absorbs a wave of LNG.

Where are all the LNG project postponements?
Noel Tomnay outlines our view that the global LNG market will soon face a raft of project delays following a period of oversupply.

The outlook for LNG spot prices
We analyse global LNG and European fundamentals to determine market balances and prices for the next four quarters.

Marcellus & Utica to lead future US gas supply
Read our latest view that cost declines have the potential to offset reduced associated gas growth in certain key plays.

As well as being part of our subscription service, our analysis of global and regional LNG markets is now available to purchase on-demand from our online store:

Can Canadian gas production grow without Canadian LNG exports?
China's emerging LNG buyers – five things you need to know
39 and counting – Asia's emerging LNG buyers

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New this year, our LNG Corporate Service offers insight into the LNG strategy and assets of 12 key players, outlining the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities and threats faced by each company.

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