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Europe LNG supply long-term outlook H1 2016

Europe LNG supply long-term outlook H1 2016

Report summary

The European LNG market is expected to be transformed over the next five years driven by rapid growth in global LNG supply. We forecast global LNG supply to grow by 35% to 353 mmtpa by 2020 as Australian and US LNG projects are brought online. In addition, legacy suppliers such as Nigeria and Trinidad will re-route flexible LNG volumes back to the Atlantic Basin. As a result, European LNG imports are expected to grow to 75 mmtpa by 2020, sending the market into oversupply. However, in an oversupplied market, some US LNG projects may be unable to cover the cash costs of delivery to Europe, especially in the summer, potentially leading to lower utilisation. 

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As global energy demand rises, the market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) continues to expand. Set to increase by 35% between 2016 and 2020, the LNG market is one of the fastest growing in the world. This spectacular growth is transforming the market, with many new companies entering the sector and changing the industry landscape.

This LNG Long Term Outlook report provides an overview of LNG in the gas market.

LNG market participants and advisers can use this report to better understand the long-term role of this market in the global LNG business.

Offering bottom-up market analysis for over 150 LNG supply assets, 28 LNG-importing countries and more than 500 LNG contracts, Wood Mackenzie is the definitive and trusted resource for the LNG industry. We use our robust database and expert industry knowledge to help you understand the dynamics of the global LNG industry and identify emerging trends and opportunities.

  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Recent trends
  • LNG capacity
    • Middle East
    • North Africa
      • Algeria
      • Egypt
      • Libya
    • West Africa
      • Nigeria
      • Angola
      • Equatorial Guinea
      • FLNG Projects
    • USA
    • Latin America
    • Arctic
      • Norway
      • Russia
      • East Mediterranean
  • Outlook
    • US utilisation could be impacted
    • Regas could be constrained
    • Long term growth

In this report there are 9 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Recent trends
    • European LNG imports by source
    • European LNG imports by destination
  • LNG capacity
    • LNG flows from existing capacity
    • LNG flows from under construction and pre-FID capacity
    • LNG supply and regasification facilities for Europe
  • Outlook
    • Global LNG supply and non European LNG demand
    • LNG available to Europe
    • US LNG to Europe economics
    • US LNG - cash costs to Europe
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