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Global gas markets long-term outlook - North America - H1 2014

Global gas markets long-term outlook - North America - H1 2014

Report summary

A record-setting cold winter provided welcome price support for North American gas producers, and unexpected pain for gas and power end-users. Yet despite the old-school heating season, the themes defining North American gas markets remain unchanged. 

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  • Global gas markets long-term outlook - North America - H1 2014 PDF - 717.91 KB 20 Pages, 1 Tables, 17 Figures
  • Regional Market North America H1 2014.xls XLS - 571.50 KB


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
  • Demand
    • Economic growth
    • Energy policy developments
      • Emissions
    • Exports
    • Gas demand outlook
      • Gas demand by sector
      • Power sector
        • Load growth and electricity intensity
        • Displacement and utilization
        • Coal market outlook
        • Gas price change
      • Non-power sectors
        • Industrial Sector
        • Other sectors
  • Supply
    • Indigenous production
      • Regional overview
      • Imports/exports
        • LNG import infrastructure and contracts
      • Piped import infrastructure and contracts
      • Cost of new supply
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Contracted supply-demand gap
    • Supply-demand balance
  • Risks and uncertainties
    • Downside pricing risks
    • Upside pricing risks

In this report there are 18 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Demand
    • GDP growth
    • Economic indicators
    • US demand growth (vs 2013)
    • US cost advantage
    • Power sector gas consumption
    • GDP and load growth
    • Gas demand growth versus 2013
    • Gas-coal price relationship
    • Cumulative industrial growth
    • Likely industrial projects by sector
  • Supply
    • Domestic gas supply by country
    • Domestic gas supply by type
    • Key Infrastructure
    • Regas capacity by status
    • Regas capacity and contracted volumes
    • Change in well cost, drilling times, and lateral lengths from 2014
  • Supply-demand balances
    • LNG imports and exports
    • Supply-demand balance
  • Risks and uncertainties
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