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Global gas markets long-term supply outlook - Qatar - H1 2015

Global gas markets long-term supply outlook - Qatar - H1 2015

Report summary

Qatar is currently the world's largest exporter of LNG, with a nominal production capacity of 77.2 mmtpa (103 bcm/year). LNG production dropped by 2.8 mmtpa (3.8 bcm/year) in 2014 due to weak LNG spot market demand. Future production growth is expected to be marginal until the end of the decade and driven by pricing opportunities and the North Field moratorium. 

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  • Executive summary
  • Supply
    • North Field has provided the resource to make Qatar the world's biggest LNG exporter
    • Upstream moratorium limits production growth
    • Sufficient resources to maintain export levels despite exploration disappointments
  • Demand
    • Modest domestic demand growth is expected
  • Infrastructure
    • Pipe
    • LNG
  • Supply-demand balances
  • Contracts
    • Pacific basin contracts
      • Qatar pursues long-term oil-indexed contracts in the Pacific Basin
    • Atlantic basin contracts
      • New mid-term contracts signed with Atlantic customers to hedge risks
  • Trade
    • Strategy
    • Market access
      • LNG
    • Recent Trends
    • Outlook
    • The chart below shows the export flows from Qatar by destination versus our export potential forecast.
      • Medium term
      • Long term
  • Risks and uncertainties

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Map - key domestic and export infrastructure
  • Supply
    • Indigenous production potential*
  • Demand
    • Domestic demand by sector
  • Infrastructure
    • Export capacity
    • Existing Export Pipeline
    • Export Pipelines under Construction
    • Existing LNG Projects
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Available export volume vs available export capacity
  • Contracts
    • Contracted exports vs export potential
  • Trade
    • Qatar LNG Exports
    • Qatar LNG Exports by Region
  • Risks and uncertainties
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