LNG set to be main gas import by 2017

Milne, Roger
July 2010
Utility Week;7/16/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the National Grid's projections for gas supply and demand in the next 10 years wherein shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are expected to overtake gas supplies from Norway as the major source of gas imports in Great Britain by 2017. A continued decline in gas production from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) is also forecasted. A growth in gas demand for power generation is predicted. According to Energy Minister Charles Hendry, the government was investigatinng the potential of British shale gas to meet future gas demand.


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