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Navigating the new world of LNG

Trends, signposts, and opportunities

Growth, change, uncertainty, challenge, opportunity – these are some drivers explored by Deloitte’s LNG series in 2016. In this global report, we examine the overall findings laid out in the component parts of the LNG series and attempt to holistically describe the status of the global LNG industry and what may lie ahead.

Executive summary

The global LNG market has progressively transformed in the past few decades—quadrupling in size, doubling its share of global natural gas trade, and emerging as one of the fastest growing segment in the energy industry.

What does the future look like for the LNG market? Will it be able to repeat its impressive growth trajectory in the future? How will companies overcome the near-term headwinds that are challenging new projects and business models? These are some of the questions that our latest LNG global report will answer.

Emerging trends

Deloitte has revealed seven underlying trends that will play a vital role in how the LNG industry will transform over the next couple of years. These trends include:

  • Slowing economic growth
  • Increased energy efficiency
  • Surfeit of pre-foreign direct investment capacity
  • Lower transport costs
  • Access to new markets
  • New types of end-users
  • Increases in market liquidity

Read our report to learn more about the emerging trends and potential opportunities.

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