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Liquefied Natural Gas

A global LNG shuffle starts as long-term contracts expire

The $90 billion global market for liquefied natural gas will be reshaped in 2018 as a number of large, long-term contracts start to expire. Growing supplies from the U.S., higher demand in Europe and Asia, and geopolitical tension surrounding Russia and Qatar, the world’s two biggest gas suppliers, promise to shift long-established trading patterns.

For decades the majority of LNG bought and sold around the world has been governed by long-term contracts

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