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LNG price renegotiations – Petronet and ExxonMobil trade more LNG for a lower price

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Amidst the LNG glut, buyers are putting pressure on sellers to renegotiate contracts signed during the boom. The reported Gorgon LNG contract renegotiation between Petronet and ExxonMobil marks an early development in that trend, presenting offsetting value impacts as lower prices are traded for increased volumes. This insight presents analysis of the different value impacts the renegotiations may afford both parties under the potential new deal terms reported to date. It highlights the possibility for, and caveats around, these renegotiations setting a precedent for further LNG contract renegotiations in Asia.

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Table of contents

  • Contract renegotiation strategy déjà vu
  • Key terms of the contract may change
  • Lower price is offset by higher volumes and revenues
  • Move to DES India may benefit both parties
  • Implications for market in India
  • A prelude to more price renegotiations across Asia?

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  • LNG price renegotiations – Petronet and ExxonMobil trade more LNG for a lower price: Image 1
  • Exxon annual revenue impact
  • India contracted supply vs demand
  • LNG price forecast into Japan

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