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Japan gas markets long-term outlook H1 2016

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Report summary

The big changes LNG demand is in structural decline Nuclear returns & new coal and solar capacity reducing role of gas in power sector Long term contracting activity has slowed Major buyers JERA and Osaka Gas demand removal of destination clauses METI plans for Japan to become an LNG trading hub

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    Regional Market Japan.xls

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    Japan gas markets long-term outlook H1 2016

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    Executive summary

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    Economic outlook

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    Key companies

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    Policy and regulation

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    Supply-demand balances

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    Risks and uncertainties

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Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:


  • GDP growth
  • Gas demand by sector
  • Domestic gas supply
  • Key infrastructure
  • Japanese long-term (5 years +) LNG Contracts Volumes by Price Indexation and year signed
  • Long run delivered costs of gas to Japan
  • Power Generation Mix
  • Infrastructure: Image 2
  • Infrastructure: Image 3
  • Supply-demand gap


  • Key players
  • Recent LNG contracts (2015 and 2016)
  • Wood Mackenzie's Forecast Nuclear Plant Restart Dates

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