Tag Archives: Asia

Shell Sees LNG Replacing Coal in Asia

UK energy supermajor Shell has projected that liquefied natural gas (LNG) will replace coal as a leading driver of Chinese and other Asian economies. According to the firm’s LNG Outlook published today, demand will rise by 50 percent by 2040 and global LNG trade will grow to around 625-685m tonnes …

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Russian LNG Exporter Targets Higher Prices to Asia

Russian Sakhalin Energy wants to increase long-term contract prices, threatening to drive up energy costs in South Korea and Japan. Sakhalin Energy sees a tighter gas market now than it did earlier. Accordingly, the talks in North Asia began late last year as part of a regular price review that …

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Asia-Bound U.S. LNG Cargoes Avoid the Red Sea Route

Several cargoes of LNG loaded in recent days at U.S. export facilities and bound for Asia have changed course shortly after departing to avoid crossing the Red Sea, which has become theater of daily attacks on commercial vessels by the Iran-aligned Houthis from Yemen. Several vessels have indicated they would …

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Woodside: Developing Asia to Drive LNG Demand for Decades

Demand for oil and natural gas will stay resilient for decades, driven by population growth and industrialization in developing economies across Asia, according to Woodside Energy Group Ltd., a key supplier of fossil fuels to the region. “Growth in demand for LNG in particular is expected to continue as buyers …

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