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Global Natural Gas Industry 2018 with BP, Gazprom, National Iranian Oil Company, ExxonMobil Dominating -


The "Global Natural Gas Industry 2018" report has been added to's offering.

The year 2017 witnessed a significant increase in the production of natural gas worldwide. Globally, the production of natural gas increased by over 130 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2017, or four percent - nearly double of the ten-year average growth rate. In fact, this was the fastest growth the industry witnessed ever since the financial crisis of 2008-2009.

Russia witnessed the largest growth, standing at 46 bcm or over eight percent. Iran followed with 21 bcm. Australia was at 17 bcm, followed by China at 11 bcm.

The recent years have seen the natural gas markets undergo several transformations. With China entering the global natural gas scene, and the United States emerging as a big player in the global LNG market, the industry is poised to undergo major growth in the coming years as natural gas demand rises as never before.

The next five years is expected to see the global demand for natural gas increase by at least 1.6 percent. This increase is expected to be led by emerging Asian markets, with China itself accounting for almost one-third of the global demand for natural gas by the year 2022.

Major players in the market are BP, Gazprom, National Iranian Oil Company, ExxonMobil Corporation, amongst others.

Key Topics Covered

A. Executive Summary

B. Introduction to Natural Gas

C. Analyzing the Industry Trends

  • Rising Demand for Natural Gas
  • Declining Supply of Natural Gas
  • Rising Price of Natural Gas
  • Renewed Interest in LNG
  • Environmental Issues
  • Industry Globalization
  • Global Gas Flows

D. Analyzing the Technologies

E. Natural Gas Production

F. Analyzing Unconventional Gas Sources

G. Transporting Natural Gas

H. Storing Natural Gas

I. Uses of Natural Gas

J. Trading Natural Gas

K. Major Industry Players

  • BP PLC
  • Chevron Corporation
  • China National Petroleum Corporation
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Edison SpA
  • Eni SpA
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Gazprom
  • Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA)
  • Repsol SA
  • Royal Dutch Shell PLC
  • RWE AG
  • Statoil
  • Total SA
  • Orsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy)

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Source: Business Wire (December 4, 2018 - 7:00 AM EST)

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