Asia-Pacific

  • Can gas see off coal?

    Without a price on carbon, gas is generally seen as an expensive alternative to cheap coal. But the increasingly fungible nature of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and potential market innovations could see gas overtake coal as Asia’s fuel of choice. Damon Evans reports


  • Asia vulnerable to oil shock


  • Myanmar hands out frontier tickets


  • Oil Search trumps majors in PNG


  • Japan casts net wide for LNG supplies

    Japan’s government would like to reduce the country’s dependence on LNG imports for power by bringing the country’s nuclear plants back into operation. But public opposition and policy delays mean securing LNG from all points of the globe will remain a priority for some time yet, writes Justin Jacobs


  • Beyond a buyers’ market

    Factors affecting the future of global LNG supply are numerous and unpredictable, encompassing infrastructure development, financing, political risk and pricing. But, one way or another, it all comes back to what happens in the US, writes Nikos Tsafos