Margin Notes

Global economy heading for trouble as manufacturing and construction shrink

Most people have already forgotten that we have only paper patched…

Higher Asian prices, European gas stocks trigger LNG flow reshuffle

Europe starts to assume its role as a flexibility tool to world…

LNG plays havoc with Dutch gas and Asian shipping

3 years ago there was speculation at what price level US liquefaction…

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit

Some have come to understand that jobs and economic health get…

Global LNG producers see cost risks looming over next wave of projects

If you don't make your move now, you won't make any move anymore.…

China buys more LNG, but can't offset the rest of Asia's losses

This China madness is not good for LNG projects and companies.…

Europe saved $8 billion on gas bill in 2018 due to LNG, reforms: IEA

And this is just the beginning. I predicted in 2016 that Europe…

Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as political weapon

Looks like the US has learned a lesson. Russia has used energy…

ExxonMobil backs LNG imports to world's biggest exporter

In the Persian Gulf, exporters of LNG and importers of the stuff…

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland

Rising labor costs, US tariffs, OBOR countries revolting from…

China backtracked on almost all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources

China cannot give in to US demands. Their entire existence is…

France's Total to invest 10 pct in Northern Sea Route hubs in Russia

The gas is produced in one of the most inhospitable places on…

China to promote using wind energy to power heating

We just read a piece from Bloomberg that China is expanding coal…

U.S. is brazenly meddling in Nord Stream 2 gas project: Russia

I am sure Russians would recognize when meddling happens - they…

LNG prices linked to coal are innovative, not game-changing

The problem is neither the oil link - the solution is not the…