August 2007

Columns

HPIn LNG: LNG pricing mechanism— old and new

Over the past five years, higher prices for pipeline gas now make liquefied natural gas (LNG) a competitively priced alternative. At the same time, technology costs for LNG have fallen by 30%. In term..

Mokhatab, S., Consultant

Over the past five years, higher prices for pipeline gas now make liquefied natural gas (LNG) a competitively priced alternative. At the same time, technology costs for LNG have fallen by 30%. In terms of pricing mechanism, the world's LNG market is currently divided into three sectors: Asia-Pacific, Continental Europe and US/UK markets. While the latter two markets are dependent, the Asia-Pacific (AP) sector is independent due to its market background. Most LNG trades are based on long-term supply basis. However, some new, non-traditional trade arrangements bring liquidity into the market. Factors such as neutrality and transparency, low volatility, competitiveness and trade with liquidit

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $399 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,995 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}