August 2007

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: HPImpact: Massive growth forecast in global LNG expenditures

Natural gas accounts for nearly a quarter of the world's energy use, and major growth in gas consumption is forecast. Gas currently accounts for nearly a quarter of all energy use. The International E..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Natural gas accounts for nearly a quarter of the world's energy use, and major growth in gas consumption is forecast. Gas currently accounts for nearly a quarter of all energy use. The International Energy Agency predicts that gas demand will grow at a faster rate than oil over the next 25 years, accounting for 26% of global energy use by 2030. Natural gas's main use is for power generation. Gas increasingly has to be moved thousands of miles from source to market. LNG and gas to liquids (GTL) are enabling technologies that make the transport possible. A new analysis from Douglas-Westwood (www.dw-1.com) provides an overview of the LNG process chain, encompassing liquefaction plants, tanker

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