A key reason for the different pace of US and Canadian LNG development is cost. Currently it is the US, not Canada, that is building an LNG export industry. Some 46 million tonnes per annum of LNG production capacity is now under construction in the US, compared to none in Canada. But as the level of US construction activity increases, costs are rising, while in Canada the slump in commodity prices has brought costs down.
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Insight | Apr 2015
Changing US and Canadian LNG costs
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