Tagged With Japan
Rallying LNG prices put pressure on buyers
22 September 2021
High prices are already having an impact on consumption in emerging markets and might soon affect demand from key importers
MOL mulls LNG transshipment stakes
7 September 2021
The Japanese shipping company is looking to acquire stakes in the FSUs serving Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 project
Japan considers scaling back LNG use
22 July 2021
Global LNG demand might not reach previously forecast heights this decade as Tokyo mulls an increased role for renewables
Japan sees long-term role for LNG
1 June 2021
Natural gas will be an essential part of Japan’s plan to be carbon-neutral by 2050 and beyond
Decarbonising LNG: the heat is on
31 March 2021
When the largest buyer in the largest consuming country commits to net-zero emissions by 2050, suppliers must start to respond. And they are
Decarbonising LNG: the heat is on
31 March 2021
When the largest buyer in the largest consuming country commits to net-zero emissions by 2050, suppliers must start to respond. And they are
LNG’s buoyant brave new world
29 March 2021
The industry’s big players remain optimistic despite the headwinds of the last two years
Japanese firms back carbon-neutral LNG
15 March 2021
The buyers' group will promote use of the fuel to meet Japan’s decarbonisation goals
IEA calls on Japan to clarify gas goals
8 March 2021
Gas companies need greater certainty about the fuel’s long-term outlook
Asian LNG demand poised to climb further
26 February 2021
The LNG sector remains very bullish about the prospects for Asian demand in the 2020s
Industry seeks to replicate Taiwan wind success throughout Asia
30 October 2020
Opportunities to invest in offshore wind energy developments are being created by government measures from Japan to India
Cautious optimism for winter gas demand
13 October 2020
Two forecasters predict that requirements for the fuel could be higher going forward, albeit with caveats
Ambiguities dull lustre of carbon-neutral LNG
22 September 2020
The complexity and cost of pricing carbon emissions from LNG’s full lifecycle will likely deter adoption—so a narrower approach may work better
JKM globalises the gas market
21 September 2020
In Asia, an increasingly liberalised LNG market has enabled the region to mitigate a lack of interconnected pipeline infrastructure
Government policy key to investors’ gas concerns
18 September 2020
Slumping prices and imminent capacity expansion have dented investor confidence despite bullish long-term demand forecasts
Fukushima still looms over energy decisions
11 September 2020
Japan ignores strategic low-carbon energy options and risks muddling through by adding more coal
Japan wastes chance for energy rethink
4 September 2020
The end of the Abe era is unlikely to lead the country to increase its unambitious target for renewables
Mozambique insurgency jeopardises Japan’s energy security
14 August 2020
The resource-poor nation’s search for a reliable alternative to the long-delayed recommissioning of nuclear power plants continues
Jera steps on the gas in Asia
5 December 2019
The Japanese energy heavyweight sees LNG as the right fuel at the right time for developing Asian economies
No Asian gas hub imminent: Osaka Gas
6 November 2019
Lack of fully liberalised East Asian downstream sectors and growing linkage to European prices slow progress towards a stand-alone regional gas market
M&A and NOCs to change LNG world
20 September 2019
Portfolio players and vertically integrated firms are transforming the way the industry operates
Heatwave fails to fire up Japan's LNG prices
20 August 2019
Extensive use of term contracts has protected utilities from the cost of extreme weather but looming nuclear shutdowns could leave them exposed
The LNG wave is on the way
28 January 2019
Liquefaction ramp-ups and a slowing rate of Chinese demand growth finally deliver the oft-anticipated supply glut
Japan tries again for greater flexibility on LNG
15 January 2019
Tokyo renews efforts to push reform in long-term contracts
Buying and selling on the up
29 June 2018
Increased spot and short-term LNG trading and sharp price moves have encouraged the global growth of derivatives trading and hub activity
Japan's energy shake-up
4 May 2018
The country's energy industry has been thrown into a state of turmoil by 'Abenomics'
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