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Global LNG long-term outlook H1 2016

Global LNG long-term outlook H1 2016

Report summary

Global gas fundamentals have shifted considerably in recent months. This is now creating a 'lower for longer' outlook for LNG spot pricing, both in the Atlantic and Pacific, and placing downward price pressure on existing and future long-term contracts. Critical to this is the outlook for LNG supply and demand. The global LNG market is entering a period of extended oversupply. We expect that between 2016 and 2021 we could see up to 140 mmtpa of new LNG capacity brought onstream, increasing global supply by 50% – an unprecedented level of growth.

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  • Global LNG long-term outlook H1 2016 PDF - 293.71 KB 7 Pages, 0 Tables, 3 Figures
  • Global Outlook.xls XLS - 481.50 KB


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
    • Global LNG Supply
      • Pace of new FIDs is slowing
      • Emerging LNG buyers are essential to offset decline in traditional markets
      • Review of key LNG markets
      • Guide to the downloads
      • Notes

In this report there are 3 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Liquefaction capacity v. LNG demand (2000-2035)
    • LNG Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) by region (2004-2016)
    • LNG demand (2000-2035)
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