• LNG Supply, Demand, Pricing & Trading (live online course over 6 sessions)

    Dates:   8 September 2021

    A commercially-focused overview of LNG business in 2021 that also covers technical and shipping aspect of the business. The course considers LNG outlook during COVID-19 with slower economic activity towards 2035 in terms of markets, sources of supply, pricing and trading

    At the beginning of 2020, the LNG business was looking forward to another year of expansion after a successful 2019 during which production increased by 42.5 mt and final investment decisions (FIDs) were taken on 71 mtpa of liquefaction capacity. COVID-19 has radically changed those expectations. LNG production continued to increase rapidly in the first quarter of 2020 as output from LNG trains that started up in 2019 built up to full capacity. However, demand weakened in the second quarter as lockdowns in many LNG importing countries to control the spread of COVID-19 slowed economic activity.

    Increased supply and declining demand have led to an over-supplied market, with spot prices for LNG falling to levels not seen before in the second quarter and the cancellation of US LNG cargoes. However, prices began to recover during the third quarter with demand expected to strengthen in the winter months. The construction of new liquefaction trains has been delayed and final investment decisions (FIDs) on new capacity have been deferred. However, the long-term outlook for LNG remains robust as lower prices increase the competitivity of natural gas with coal and oil in the power generation and industrial sectors.

    Course Sessions

    • Introduction of the LNG value chain in 2021
    • Safety, shipping and current status of the LNG business
    • LNG markets and terminals
    • LNG supply
    • LNG pricing and contracting
    • LNG spot and short-term trading

    Benefits of Attending

    • Understand LNG chain technologies, costs, economics and safety
    • Appreciate how the LNG business is changing and the implications for those working in the business
    • Gain insights into LNG pricing and how it is evolving
    • Acquire in depth knowledge of world LNG markets and supply sources
    • Assess the increasing role of spot and short-term trading

    Live Online Course - How It Works

    The structure of our virtual learning program is designed to keep the same levels of engagement and networking as our on-site public courses. Course content is delivered through our easy-to-use online learning platform and is supplemented by case studies and practical exercises.

    Like our classroom-based public courses, you will have live interaction with our course facilitators and other participants. Our live online courses are led by our experienced instructors, who will provide you with easily digestible content, using knowledge learned from many years in the industry, during scheduled times. Delegates will receive copies of the course materials electronically.

    This course is scheduled to take place over 6 live online sessions using virtual learning technology.

    To register/enquire, please contact:

    Emilia Mok | Email: emilia[at]infocusinternational.com | Tel: +65 6325 0210

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