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Asia’s Banks Push the Region Towards Fossil Gas Future

After following the money trail behind the fossil gas expansion in Southeast Asia, a new report by CEED finds that thanks to the significant financial support, nations in the region are locking themselves into a fossil gas future.

The Philippines’ Presidential Candidates 2022 Should Pursue Renewables and Halt LNG

Halting LNG expansion plans may be against the dominant trend in Southeast Asia, but the Philippines' presidential candidates must make the tough decisions if the country wants to mitigate its finance, energy dependence, stranded asset and climate risks.

LNG: The Rise of Liquefied Natural Gas

Liquid natural gas (LNG) is an energy-dense fossil fuel that produces fewer emissions than coal and oil. Many people see it as a "transition fuel" for the global energy transition causing an increase in demand over the past few years. We expect that the upcoming decade will be pivotal in defining LNG's role in the world's future energy mix.

What is LNG Used for?

LNG prices saw record highs in 2021 caused by unprecedented demand. The global impacts of COVID-19 primarily drove the demand, but this appetite for natural gas may continue in the future. Natural gas is a versatile fuel source, and LNG is an effective way to transport it over long distances.

Singapore LNG Hub for Asia: What are the Plans?

Singapore has historically been a hub for petroleum in Asia, acting as a market between the east and the west. With LNG demand surging, they are hoping to play the same role for LNG.

5 Major LNG Projects to Keep an Eye on in 2022

Increasing demand has been driving up LNG prices since 2021. Experts expect that this demand will continue to grow, and without new LNG infrastructure, demand will outstrip supply. Luckily, several major LNG projects are in progress, and more are expected to follow.

China’s Growing LNG Dependence – Is Increasing Imports the Solution?

In 2021 China became the world's largest LNG importer. This was in response to growing energy demands for economic growth, volatile energy costs, and lower than expected domestic generation. Will this be a sustainable option for China?

JERA’s Vietnam LNG Plans in the Wake of PDP8

Vietnam is undisputedly among the world's best renewable energy success stories. The country needs to continue marching towards sustainability and retain its position as a lucrative market for green investors. However, the looming boom in the local LNG market risks derailing this progress.

The Global Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion Plans and Climate Impacts

The world is at an inflexion point between speeding up the renewable energy transition and locking itself in fossil fuels. The latest reports make a strong case for the latter.

LNG Prices in 2022 Bring Stability after 2021’s Volatility

Many experts predict that LNG prices will remain relatively high throughout 2022. This comes on the heels of record breaking prices across Europe and Asia in 2021. But what is the longer term outlook?

The Russia-Ukraine War and Its Impact on the LNG Market

The effect of the Russia - Ukraine war on the global LNG market is concerning for many and for Asian countries, it serves as a mirror of the risks that reliance on LNG poses.

The LNG Outlook of the Philippines and Its Impact on the Country’s Future

In a world where gas is becoming the "new coal" in the eyes of financial institutions, governments and the public, the Philippines has to withstand the pressure to lock itself into a fossil fuel-powered future.

The Risks of the Myanmar LNG Pipeline

The global net-zero pursuit seems the least of Myanmar's problems today. If not for the green future, however, the country should reconsider its LNG pipeline to avoid further worsening its reputation, economic and energy security situation.

The Global LNG Market and Long-Term Contracts – A Barrier to Net-Zero 2050

Asian countries are becoming victims of the lack of flexibility in long-term gas contracts. However, the associated energy security risk, volatile prices and supply/demand imbalances don't top the agenda of the primary concerns. The incompatibility of gas with the global net-zero efforts does.

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