Asian LNG Prices

LNG Plant_ Ships

On May 12, The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it gave final approval for Cheniere Energy to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its $11.5 billion proposed plant in Corpus Christi, Texas. Cheniere will build two LNG trains at the site, with a total 13.5 million tons a year of capacity, a mega-LNG… Keep reading →


Supply dynamics are changing liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets, especially in the Asia-Pacific region that accounts for two-thirds of global LNG demand. From an era of limited natural gas supply and record high prices exceeding $20 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) due to increased LNG demand from Japan, the world’s top LNG importer, in… Keep reading →

The new chief of the International Energ

 US natural gas will soon be exported to Asian markets in the form of LNG, and while this represents a major step change in global gas trade, US volumes alone will not solve the region’s gas demand challenges. This is one of the points IEA Executive Director Maria Van der Hoeven made today in remarks… Keep reading →

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A few Asian buyers of US LNG are looking to sell portions of the supply they purchased under long-term contracts, suggesting the excitement over exporting US natural gas as LNG could be waning a bit. When US gas production began booming around 2007 and prices cratered – falling to as low as $2 per MMBtu… Keep reading →