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Core Tip: China Industry Advisory Network (www.china-consulting.cn) this is mainly to provide LNG industry information, LNG market research, LNG prospects, LNG data analysis, LNG industry analysis, LNG market analysis, LNG market share; this article Show LNG price performance in 2014 will be basically stable, a slight decrease of the average price, or can occur, but the impact of Chinese demand and other factors, make long-term projections are not realistic.
LNG price performance in 2014 will be basically stable, a slight decrease of the average price, or can occur, but the impact of Chinese demand and other factors, make long-term projections are not realistic.
Focus on energy products, LNG prices this year will certainly not a great change, after LNG prices have risen to a high level, it will not appear fell short term, so overall, this year the average price or lower than last year, but it is only about 1% -2%, little effect.
However, in order for the LNG price is not realistic to predict long-term trend, although the Asia-Pacific LNG users mainly Japan, in LNG demand will remain strong, but the future of China's shale gas industry can not develop in the end, when production wells can play enough, now is not clear, and when the United States shale gas can be exported to the Asia-Pacific region, but also the unknown, the future needs of the main factors is the Chinese market.
Chinese demand for natural gas is growing, but is subject to inadequate supply and price factors, Yue Qiyao that, despite the reforms on natural gas prices in recent years are advancing, but the price adjustment is not so easy, and the future price level depends on foreign suppliers Manufacturers can not be accepted.
Asian countries and regions in 2012 total consumption LNG1.67 million tons, accounting for 70.7 percent of global LNG production, an increase of 9.2%. There agency expects that by 2020, Asia's share of global LNG trade will exceed 80%. In the LNG prices, U.S. natural gas spot price of approximately $ 3-4 / million British thermal units, the European natural gas spot price of $ 11-12 / million British thermal units, the Asian LNG prices as high as $ 16-18 / one hundred Wan British thermal units.