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LNG short-term trade and price outlook (Q1 2017)

LNG short-term trade and price outlook (Q1 2017)

Report summary

LNG regas terminals in NW Europe have had a very quiet winter, as higher price in Asia has attracted cargoes east, but they look set to enjoy a far busier summer. The markets of Asia and the Middle East can no longer keep absorbing all of the huge wave of new LNG supply and prices will come under further pressure. LNG imports into NW Europe are forecast to almost double the levels of last summer and then double again for the summer of 2018, with the risk for Asian LNG prices to trade at discount to Europe.

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As global energy demand rises, the market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) continues to expand. Set to increase by 50% between 2015 and 2020, the LNG market is one of the fastest growing in the world. This spectacular growth is transforming the market, with many new companies entering the sector and changing the industry landscape.

This LNG Short Term Outlook report provides an overview of LNG in the gas market.

LNG market participants and advisers can use this report to better understand the long-term role of this market in the global LNG business.

Offering bottom-up market analysis for over 150 LNG supply assets, 28 LNG-importing countries and more than 500 LNG contracts, Wood Mackenzie is the definitive and trusted resource for the LNG industry. We use our robust database and expert industry knowledge to help you understand the dynamics of the global LNG industry and identify emerging trends and opportunities.

  • Executive summary
    • LNG supply highlights
    • LNG demand highlights
    • European gas highlights
    • Price outlook/supply-demand balances
    • Key market data
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Introduction
      • Global LNG fundamentals
      • LNG supply
        • Risks around our view are:
        • Upsides to our view are:
        • LNG imports
          • Pacific
          • Atlantic
          • Pacific spot prices (Japan, DES)
        • European gas fundamentals
          • Key data
      • Gas demand
      • Gas supply
    • Flexible supply
    • European gas prices (NBP and TFF)

In this report there are 14 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Image 1
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Global LNG supply
    • LNG supply - year-on-year-change
    • Asia net LNG imports
    • Asia net LNG imports - year-on-year change
    • Americas, MENA and European net LNG imports
    • Americas, MENA and European net LNG imports - year -on-year change
    • Global LNG (excl. Northwest Europe) – quarter-on-quarter change
    • Spot prices and shipping differentials
    • Japan LNG spot price
    • Supply-demand balances: Image 10
    • Storage inventories*
    • Russian imports
    • Gas Prices
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