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China LNG long-term outlook 2015

China LNG long-term outlook 2015

Report summary

China's appetite for LNG has stalled, with imports in Q1 2015 falling in comparison to the same period in 2014. The reasons behind this are diverse, with many being cyclical in nature. As such, we continue to expect demand to recover and to grow strongly over the next decade. However, in the short-term at least it seems certain that LNG demand will continue to face headwinds as supply increases and the pace of overall gas demand growth remains sluggish.

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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 Long 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
  • Infrastructure
    • Current LNG status and access
  • Contracts
  • Trade
    • Historical LNG imports
    • Seasonal profile
    • LNG demand
    • Medium term
    • Long term
  • Costs
    • Regasification tariffs
  • Key companies
    • CNOOC
    • PetroChina
    • Sinopec
    • Others
  • Policy and regulation
    • LNG terminal development
    • Third party access
    • Gas sector reform

In this report there are 10 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Key facts
  • Infrastructure
    • LNG Infrastructure
    • LNG import terminals
  • Contracts
    • LNG contracts
    • Contracted LNG supply position versus available regasification capacity
  • Trade
    • Historical LNG Imports
    • LNG Seasonality
    • Contracted LNG import outlook
  • Costs
    • Breakeven cost stack of potential LNG supplies into market
  • Key companies
    • Key players
  • Policy and regulation
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