Might Petrobras' dominance of Brazilian LNG wane?

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10 March 2015

Might Petrobras' dominance of Brazilian LNG wane?

Report summary

In Brazil's November 2014 power auction, Grupo Bolognesi won bids to provide two integrated LNG-fired power plants and regas terminals by 2019.  If developed, these would be the first LNG import terminals built in Brazil without Petrobras' involvement. Together, the integrated power plants provide a potential market for up to 12 Mcm/d (3.2 mmtpa) of LNG supply. In combination with non-power markets, the regas terminals could to provide capacity for up to 28 Mcm/d (7.5 mmtpa) of LNG imports.

Table of contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Record LNG demand prompts new entrants to evaluate LNG imports
  • These projects must overcome several obstacles to be commercial
  • Building new regasification infrastructure is challenging, but new entrants are healthy for the market

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This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • Gas and hydroelectric infrastructure in Brazil
  • Monthly reservoir capacity vs. gas supply (2010-2014)*
  • Regional market snapshot, 2014 v. 2025

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