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Global gas markets long-term outlook - China - H2 2014

Global gas markets long-term outlook - China - H2 2014

Report summary

The Chinese energy market under-performed our expectations through H2 2014. In particular, demand for hydrocarbons and for electricity witnessed lower than anticipated demand growth, primarily as economic output slowed but also due to a number of other cyclical events within the market. Thermal power in particular has been impacted by both GDP performance and record levels of hydro generation. These developments have had a significant impact on demand for both coal- and gas-fired generation. 

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  • Executive summary
  • Economic outlook
    • Economic Indicators
  • Policy and regulation
    • Energy Development Strategic Act Plan
    • Gas Pricing Reform
    • Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan (APPCAP)
    • Third Party Access
  • 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
    • Long run delivered costs of gas to China
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Contracted supply-demand gap
  • Risks and uncertainties

In this report there are 8 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Economic outlook
    • Economic Growth
  • Policy and regulation
  • Demand
    • Gas demand by sector
  • Supply
    • Domestic gas supply
  • Infrastructure
    • Key Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Contracts
  • Costs
    • Costs: Image 1
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 1
    • Supply-demand balance
  • Risks and uncertainties
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