Natural Gas and LNG©2015 Petroleum Economist60Natural Gas and LNGOil demand on the riseDrivers, builders and refiners are gorging on cheap oil, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGearing up for ParisJune was a busy month for governments and the energy industry the world over. The run-up has started to the year-end climate-change boondoggle in Paris, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTOMV’s new boss takes the helm, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe new reality for Central Asian gasCentral Asian gas exports are challenged by reduced Russian demand and a growing reliance on the Chinese market - just as the latter’s demand growth begins to falter, writes Ashley Sherman, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTCanada’s definite maybe, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTUganda launches long-awaited bid round Uganda is finally launching its bid round, ending an eight-year freeze on the licensing of new acreage in its energy sector, writes Jacinta Windham, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTQIA bullish on Shell-BG proposalQatar's state investment vehicle QIA has hedged its bets with the Shell-BG proposed takeover, writes David Evans of PE sister publication Sovereign Wealth Center, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom revives Nord Stream boost, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTLundin's Alta lifts hopes for Norway's southwestern Barents, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTAsia dents global gas demand growth, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina’s natural gas demand sputters, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTSinopec rattles Origin and ConocoPhillips, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTMore gas for Norway’s Aasta Hansteen, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTIOCs eye Petronas' 'plug and play' FLNG, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina's oil demand enters new eraShifts in the China’s economy mean the days of fast-paced consumption growth are nearing an end, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina hedges its betsThe country is poised to be a pivotal player in global gas markets as demand surges, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew oil frontier beckons offshore Latin America, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPdV starts its recovery in the OrinocoVenezuela’s economy is cratering. But the state firm has a new development strategy for its heavy oil play. Justin Jacobs, in the Orinoco Belt, reports, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTIndustry must hold its nerveTHESE are nervous times for the energy industry. The sector has yet to fully find its feet following the collapse of oil’s latest bull run., 26 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTWhy is the Mena region importing so much gas?The Middle East and North Africa is a gas-rich region, yet many countries there are becoming increasingly reliant on gas imports from elsewhere in the world. Robin Mills explains how this state of affairs has arisen and looks at what needs to be done, if the trend is to be reversed, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina’s Russian deal ‘a wake-up call’ for LNG sector, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPlay-opening gas discovery for Mauritania, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom – a bump in the road or a pothole?, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe new sheriffs in town Mexico’s newly empowered energy regulators will be critical to the success of the opening. They have their work cut out, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew laws open opportunities in MexicoA raft of legislation has liberalised the energy sector. Elisabeth Eljuri, partner and head of Latin America at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Leonie Timmers, trainee solicitor currently based in the firm’s Paris office, give an overview, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico’s moment arrivesThe long-overdue opening of the country’s energy sector promises much – for Mexicans and the world, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTOpec supply soars, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina chases new energy ‘superhighway’, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTIs bullish Indian gas demand just a mirage? A pivot towards coal in the absence of concrete plans for gas price reform could see bullish projections for Indian gas demand growth evaporate. Damon Evans reports, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTEni still needs to woo investors, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT