The remoteness and length of the pipeline’s route, combined with the sheer quantities of material to be transported, make this an engineering and logistical triumph.
Future expansion depends on access to capital, high-end tech from foreign investors and big oil companies with deepwater and pre-salt expertise.
There are a number of interrelated drivers behind the worldwide demand for crude.
“Now its game over. How many one-offs do we still have as China’s demand is lagging?” asks Huber.
What effect will Trump’s tariffs have on US LNG exporters in particular and LNG trade?