Following a year of upheaval and extreme volatility in the global gas markets, prices are falling as the northern hemisphere’s winter draws to a close. Europe’s winter-ending gas stocks are unusually high, while Chinese LNG demand remains muted — raising the prospect that gas prices in Europe and Asia will chase each other lower through the summer months.

European Natural Gas - Summer 2023 Preview:

  •  Will the fall in gas prices stimulate a partial recovery in gas use by industry and significant coal-to-gas fuel switching in the power sector?
  • How will competition for LNG between Europe and northeast Asia play out?
  • How might Europe’s pipeline imports from Norway and Algeria respond to a lower price environment than in the 2022 summer?
  • Global LNG – Summer 2023 Preview:

How will the re-opening of China’s economy affect the global LNG balance?

  • Will LNG demand for power generation rebound in northeast Asia and south America?
  • By how much could LNG supply increase this summer?

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