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Global gas: Latin America regional market report

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05 May 2022

Global gas: Latin America regional market report

Report summary

The coronavirus disease primarily affected Latin America and the Caribbean economies. Economic weakness and macroeconomic vulnerabilities posed significant challenges for recovery in several countries. Despite the challenges, the region’s leading gas markets could reach pre-pandemic levels by 2021. For most countries, new infrastructure is critical to sustain growth in the longer term, but it is vital to provide a more precise regulatory framework for this to happen. Read this Global Gas Service regional commodity report for more details on: • The main stories in the Latin American and the Caribbean gas markets in 2021 • Long-term fundamentals: supply and demand • The growth of LNG demand in Central America and the Caribbean

Table of contents

  • Capacity expansion focused on renewable sources put the regional electricity grids on the path toward net-zero generation
  • Reduced expansion of baseload power plants concentrates market growth in the industrial segment
  • Wave of new projects this decade will represent the last supply growth story in the region
  • Fundamentals will shape prices differently across countries
  • Increase in the US gas supply helps to lower domestic gas prices
  • Slower economic recovery to diminish gas demand
  • Energy loads continue to recover as economic activities reactivate
  • The Constitutional Reform that threatened to jeopardize existing and new renewable private projects was rejected by Mexican Congress

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  • Mexico energy market at a glance

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