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Key stories from this month's issue...

Industry Trend Analysis - Power Diversification Plan At Risk - OCT 2015

Americas September 2015 / Uruguay / Industry

Further delays to Uruguay's first LNG import facility will threaten the country's plan to diversify its power mix away from less reliable hydropower.


Industry Trend Analysis - Bullish Long-Term Gas Outlook Despite Conoco Exit - OCT 2015

Asia September 2015 / China / Industry

We remain bullish on China's long-term natural gas production potential and forecast 40% growth over the next decade, even as IOCs such as ConocoPhillips are retreating from shale plays. Gas growth will be supported by conventional, offshore and NOC-led shale gas plays.


Industry Trend Analysis - East-West Pipeline To Improve Export Flexibility - OCT 2015

Emerging Europe September 2015 / Turkmenistan / Industry

Urgency to complete the East-West pipeline in Turkmenistan has increased as the expected removal of sanctions on Iran increases competition for new gas supply into Europe. The East-West pipeline will provide greater flexibility to react to regional demand, though we see barriers preventing gas exports to Europe.


Industry Trend Analysis - Growing Importance As An LNG Destination - OCT 2015

Middle East & Africa September 2015 / Egypt / Industry

A second FSRU at the Port of Ain Sokhna will help meet Egypt's unrestrained gas demand and quell the energy crisis. It will also provide a new demand destination for LNG suppliers in an increasingly well supplied global market.


Commodities Forecast - NBP: Oil And Flexible Supply To Curb Prices - OCT 2015

Western Europe September 2015 / Europe / Industry

We see little upside to our forecasts for NBP as low oil prices feed into oil-indexed gas contracts and place downward pressure on hub prices.