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Global gas markets long-term outlook - China - H1 2015

Global gas markets long-term outlook - China - H1 2015

Report summary

Structural factors, China's economic transformation and environmental policies, and cyclical events such as low oil and coal prices have led us to revise down our domestic and LNG demand forecast for H1 2015.  The pace of gas-oil switching has slowed down considerably due to the competitiveness of oil, infrastructure constraints, and overcapacity in the industrial sector.  

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Volatility in oil markets and the growth of unconventional gas supply have created a high degree of uncertainty about future gas demand and the direction of gas prices.

This Gas Markets Long Term Outlook report forecasts future pricing, based on deep analysis of gas supply and demand fundamentals. Additionally, it addresses complex questions on gas flows, identifies future opportunities and informs fuel purchasing strategies.

Participants and investors can use this long term outlook report to understand gas markets and assess the impact of global gas dynamics and key market drivers.

Wood Mackenzie provides detailed supply, demand and price forecasts based on our integrated upstream, power, coal and LNG research. Our regional gas experts are based in the markets they analyse, providing comprehensive analyses of regional and global gas markets.

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  • Executive summary
    • Medium-term demand growth remains soft
    • LNG growing pains continue, but demand response emerges by 2020
    • Shale continues to disappoint, are new incentives on the horizon?
  • Economic outlook
  • Policy and regulation
    • Gas Pricing Reform
    • Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan (APPCAP)
    • Energy Development Strategic Action Plan
  • Demand
    • Power sector
    • Non-power sectors
      • Industrial sector
      • Residential/commercial sector
      • Transport
  • Supply
    • Indigenous production
      • Domestic conventional supply
      • Unconventional supply (tight gas)
      • Unconventional supply (CBM/CMM)
      • Unconventional supply (SNG/coal to gas)
      • Unconventional supply (shale gas)
  • Infrastructure
    • Regasification
    • Pipelines
  • Contracts
    • LNG Contracts
    • Pipeline Contracts
  • Costs
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Medium term
    • Long term
  • Risks and uncertainties

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

  • Executive summary
  • Economic outlook
  • Policy and regulation
  • Demand
    • Gas demand by sector
    • Demand: Image 2
    • Power generation mix
  • Supply
    • Domestic gas supply
  • Infrastructure
    • Key Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Contracts
  • Costs
    • Long run delivered costs of gas to China
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Contracted supply-demand gap
    • Supply-demand balance
  • Risks and uncertainties
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