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The 2018 World LNG Report released at the World Gas Conference in Washington D.C., examins the current state of the Global LNG Industry. The latest report shows 2017 as another record-breaking year for LNG trade and reinforces the global LNG industry’s role in expanding access to natural gas, an energy resource that leads to a more sustainable and prosperous future.
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.
The scope of the study group “FLNG concepts (LNG FPSO & FSRU), facts and differentiators” was to explore the floating LNG concept’s evolution in the recent years, as to provide a view on the trending facts and driving differentiators for the potential use of this concept, in the LNG industry.
Floating LNG concepts are
LNG FSRUs: Floating storage and regasification units and
LNG FPSOs: Floating liquefaction, storage and offloading units.
Wholesale Price Survey - 2018 Edition
June 23, 2018
The 2017 Wholesale Gas Price Survey is the tenth to be undertaken in a series that began 11 years ago. The ten surveys have confirmed the significant changes in wholesale price formation mechanisms during a period of key developments and upheaval in the global gas market.
Highlights of this year’s survey include:
The LNG industry has passed its 50th year and now many facilities have aged. Meanwhile, the nature of LNG market has changed significantly. These changes have led to the need for terminals to modernize and become more flexible by adding new functionality beyond their traditional role.
Flexible LNG facilities are those facilities to which functions and activities are added or changed to allow for different uses or operations. In many cases, the original design purpose for these LNG facilities is retained but, in other cases, changes may alter the design function.