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Japanese, Chinese Carbon-Neutral Plans May Impact U.S. LNG Industry

Japanese, Chinese Carbon-Neutral Plans May Impact U.S. LNG Industry

Recent announcements by the leaders of China and Japan to achieve carbon neutrality in the coming decades could initially increase demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), but that demand could be reduced as early as 2030, analysts said. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday said the country would aim to become a “carbon-neutral,…

October 29, 2020
U.S. LNG Industry Not Seen Favoring Trump or Biden Presidency

U.S. LNG Industry Not Seen Favoring Trump or Biden Presidency

The U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector could successfully work with either President Trump or Democratic nominee Joseph R. Biden Jr. in the upcoming presidential election, experts told NGI.   Trump has been a “great cheerleader for U.S. LNG” by raising the industry’s profile and addressing some regulatory bottlenecks during his first term, said LNG Allies…

October 20, 2020
China Chasing Carbon Neutrality by 2060, but LNG Imports Unlikely at Risk

China Chasing Carbon Neutrality by 2060, but LNG Imports Unlikely at Risk

China is aiming to achieve peak carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions before 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060, President Xi Jinping said Wednesday. In an address to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly focused largely on the need for a coordinated global response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Xi said China will scale up its Intended Nationally…

September 24, 2020

The Offtake: LNG in Brief

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight China’s LNG imports from the United States surged to 340,000 tons in May, according to Bloomberg. That’s up from 211,000 tons in April, when exports left the United States for China for the first time in more than a year after trade tensions ease.  Wood…

June 30, 2020
As Chinese LNG Imports Increase, U.S. Gains Market Share

As Chinese LNG Imports Increase, U.S. Gains Market Share

China’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports have continued to increase and are above 2019 levels year-to-date as spot prices in the region have plummeted, U.S. import tariffs have been waived and industrial demand recovers from the pandemic.

June 16, 2020
More Lower 48 LNG Landing in China, but Pandemic Clouds Trade as Tensions Rise

More Lower 48 LNG Landing in China, but Pandemic Clouds Trade as Tensions Rise

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries to China are steadily increasing following a preliminary agreement earlier this year to ease trade tensions, but the deal is now seen in jeopardy given the economic impacts of Covid-19 and the pandemic’s role in souring diplomatic relations between the countries.

May 14, 2020
LNG Recap: U.S. Natural Gas Lands in China for First Time in 13 months

LNG Recap: U.S. Natural Gas Lands in China for First Time in 13 months

A vessel carrying U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) arrived in China on Monday for the first time since March 2019 as trade restrictions between the two countries have eased.

April 20, 2020

The Offtake: LNG in Brief

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight

April 14, 2020
LNG Recap: U.S. Cargoes Bound for China; Feed Gas Deliveries Slip Again

LNG Recap: U.S. Cargoes Bound for China; Feed Gas Deliveries Slip Again

At least four LNG tankers are carrying U.S. cargoes to China for the first time in more than a year.

April 13, 2020
LNG Recap: U.S. Cargoes Bound for China; Feed Gas Deliveries Slip Again

LNG Recap: U.S. Cargoes Bound for China; Feed Gas Deliveries Slip Again

At least four LNG tankers are carrying U.S. cargoes to China for the first time in more than a year.

April 13, 2020
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