Author: Kwok W Wan
LNG tanker rates flat despite Japan earthquake
31 March 2011
Spot rates stable as market assesses demand; shipping capacity tight; long-term charters expected to rise
Gas gains on German vote
29 March 2011
Anti-nuclear sentiment powers Greens to Baden-Wüttemberg win; UK plans carbon-price floor
Massive Japanese quake rocks LNG market
11 March 2011
Four nuclear reactors shut; Japan could import 3 to 5 more LNG cargoes a month; spot prices could reach $11/m Btu
US shale resources to set to sail as LNG exports
24 February 2011
Tentative sales agreements in place for Cheniere; Dominion a third LNG importer to plan exports
High oil price triggers LNG bargain hunt
24 February 2011
Asia and Europe hunt for cheap spot LNG volumes; more spot cargoes available later this year
LNG prices firm as Asia eyes spot cargoes
24 February 2011
LNG prices firmed this week, with more Asian buying interest keeping prices steady for spot cargoes