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Author: 
IGU
April 2020

This 11th annual Global LNG Report features key global LNG industry updates, right across its value chain, demonstrating yet another strong year of growth for this crucial segment of the natural gas sector. LNG continues to enhance global energy security and increase the flexibility of access to abundant global gas supplies.

 

- In its sixth consecutive year of growth, the LNG trade increased by 13% to a total of 354.7 MT.

Author: 
IGU
October 2019

San Donato Milanese (Milan, Italy), 16 October 2019 – Snam, International Gas Union (IGU) e
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) present the Global Gas Report 2019, the new edition of
the annual report that examines key global gas market trends, looking at recent
developments and assessing progress towards the leading role that gas is expected to play in
the energy transition. This year’s report special feature is a section on the Future of Gas in
Europe, co-produced with key European gas infrastructure operators: DESFA, Interconnector

Author: 
International Gas Union
July 2019

The 32nd European Gas Regulatory Forum (also known as the Madrid Forum), which gathered key stakeholders across the European gas sector to discuss opportunities and challenges and to share information on European gas market regulations, took placeduring the first week of June. Discussions centered on the prospects for the next EU gas package (2020), including cutting methane emissions.

May 2019

The survey is the eleventh to be undertaken in a series that began in 2007. It examines dramatic changes in natural gas wholesale price formation during a period of major developments in the global gas market.

Key findings of this year's survey include:

Author: 
IGU
May 2019

The 2018 IGU Wholesale Gas Price survey is the eleventh to be undertaken in a series which began at the start of the 2006 to 2009 triennium culminating in the World Gas Conference in Buenos Aires. Prior to the 2018 survey, previous surveys were undertaken for the years 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, and then annually from 2012. The eleven surveys are now indicating the changing trends in wholesale price formation mechanisms over a period of rapid and significant change in the global gas market.

June 2018
Snam, International Gas Union and The Boston Consulting Group release the 2018 Global Gas Report:  More than 90% of global gas’ consumption growth to 2040 coming from cities. The report highlights the key trends in the global natural gas market and examines how these speak to the sector’s future growth prospects.   In this edition, the report considers how 2017 was an impressive year for gas demand growth, supported by increased LNG market liquidity and the growing role that gas is playing to meet more sustainable energy supply.  To continue this growth trajectory, the report calls on industry and policymakers to cooperate on ensuring the competitiveness, availability and sustainability of gas, and to focus on the special role that gas can play in cities.
October 2017

The International Gas Union (IGU) supports urgent and increased efforts towards climate change mitigation, consistent with the Paris Agreement and its goal to limit the global temperature increase to below 2oC from pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. Several nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement include a focus on reducing methane emissions, amongst other measures.1 The natural gas industry has had a long history of mitigating methane emissions.

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