Hints Today About Tomorrow's Gas

The share of gas in power generation increasing from 24% in 2010 to 30% would create additional demand of 80 billion cubic metres (bcm) by 2020

Forget about straight-line forecasts for natural gas demand and supply. The patterns can suddenly diverge from the conventional view in the most unexpected way.

20 April 2012

The most obvious example is how the United States, thought to be on track as recently as 2005 to becoming one of the top importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2010, is now viewed as a future exporter. Similarly, who would have expected three years ago that Australia could become the largest LNG exporter as soon as 2017?

To read the full article: THE THIRD AGE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES
This article appears in the second issue of the journal, IEA Energy, which covers a broad range of today’s energy issues, from technology to market developments, and highlights the energy challenges of tomorrow.

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