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LNG & LPG Shipping Fundamentals

LNG carrier current orderbook/fleet ratio remains below average levels at ~28.5% of existing fleet. Speculative ordering remains limited due to significant capital requirements, limited bank financing availability, and technical expertise....
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LNG Shipping Overview

Worldwide traded volumes • Countries involved in LNG (1990, 2003, 2013, Future?) • LNG Spot Charter Rates • Shipping costs • Orderbook to be delivered 2013-2015...
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The Rise of East Africa in the New Global Energy Landscape

The geographical distribution of African natural gas resources is going through a period of profound change over the present and the next decades as new gas discoveries in East Africa emerge to reshape the continent's energy landscape.
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Implications of North American LNG Exports for Asia’s Pricing Regime

This paper assesses potential exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) out of North America and the possible implications for Asia’s oil-linked LNG price structure.
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LNG as Marine Fuel

• Examine drivers • Alternatives to meet MARPOL Annex VI • Availability and cost of LNG as marine fuel • Potential LNG demand • Alignment on issues • LNG Marine fuel business model...
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LNG Trade Flows

Presentation by Hans Stinis Shell Integrated Gas Strategy & Portfolio Manager at the 17th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION ON LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG 17).
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Competition Pipeline Gas vs LNG in Europe

European Natural Gas and LNG markets – Current Situation: Decreasing European natural gas demand by 1.4% in 2012 vs 2011 due to challenging economic conditions and competition with coal in power.
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Meeting Demand Challenges of an Emerging LNG Market: India

India is the 4th largest consumer of energy in the world after USA, China and Russia accounting for around 4.6% of world energy consumption The total energy requirement is projected to grow at 6.5% per year between 2012-13 and 2016-17
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Evolution of the Spot Trade since Fukushima

Asian spot outlook: Evolution or regression? Short-term outlook: Liquidity faces constraints. Market tightening scenario: • New entrants (SE Asian buyers, Mexico, etc) • Ongoing feedgas, production problems • Further re-allocation of spot...
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Zeebrugge LNG Terminal: from Regas Terminal to Veritable LNG Hub

Zeebrugge LNG terminal: successful metamorphosis into versatile LNG hub for shippers to be active on the European market. Multi-shipper operation combining long-term contracts with spot deliveries...

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Spot LNG Price for Japan – August

The average price of spot-LNG imported into Japan that was contracted in August 2018 was 10.7 USD/MMBtu. Source: METI

An Overview of LNG Import Terminals in Europe

An Overview of LNG Import Terminals in Europe. Source: King & Spalding

Outlook for the International Gas Market

Source: Yoshikazu Kobayashi, IEEJ