Tag: LNG

Asia, Energy, Energy Storage, Flame Conference, Gas

What next for China’s gas imports?

China’s industrialisation drive has already made it the world’s third largest market for gas after the US and Russia. With consumption reaching 206bcm (billion cubic meters) in 2016, China is on the threshold of “take-off”, with demand expected to rise to 300bcm by 2020 doubling to 600 bcm by 2040 […]

Innovation, International Maritime Organization, Transport


Nicholas Newman MEOT December 2017 Faced with international standards limiting sulphur emissions, under the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, LNG has been promoted as an alternative to “dirty” bunker fuel oil for shipping. Since 2005, stricter controls to minimise multiple airborne emissions including sulphur oxides, oxides […]

Eniday, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Technology

How gas adapts to markets and technologies

Nicholas Newman Eniday December 2017 Recent gas discoveries in the eastern Mediterranean, offshore Africa and fracking in the U.S., alongside field extensions and improved recovery techniques, boosted world gas reserves to a staggering 6,879 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) at the start of 2016… Natural gas accounts for roughly 25 percent of global energy […]

Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal

Spain Well-Entrenched as Natural Gas Island

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal November 2018 Spain is Europe’s fifth-biggest consumer of energy and seventh-largest market for natural gas, burning some 984 Bcf in 2015, when gas accounted for 18% of its  energy consumption. The industrial sector accounted for the lion’s share at 64%, with the remainder shared equally […]

Energy, Europe, Flame Conference, Gas, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines

How gas is adapting to markets and technologies

Nicholas Newman Flame September 2017 The last decade has seen dramatic changes in the global gas market, because of the arrival of new supplies, challenges, and technological solutions. For instance, the global gas glut has encouraged new opportunities to occur in the transport, petrochemical and power generation sectors. In addition, […]