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March 25, 2014 (3:43 mins)
Brazil is expecting a massive surge in power demand during the 2014 World Cup, and is already increasing its LNG imports in advance of the summer tournament, as Desmond Wong explains.
February 04, 2014 (5:09 mins)
India is expected to see huge growth in LNG demand, and that has largely not materialized in 2013. Stephanie Wilson examines projected demand in 2013 and how progress has been hindered.
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Gazprom begins output from fifth onshore well in Bangladesh
Dhaka (Platts)--18 Apr 2014 551 pm EDT/2151 GMT
Russia's Gazprom has begun natural gas output from its fifth producing onshore well in Bangladesh, Semutang-6, at around 7,000 Mcf/d, Bapex Managing Director Md Abdul Baqi told Platts Friday.
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Platts: Podcasts
Can US get record gas fill at reasonable prices?
April 16, 2014 - Winter left US natural gas stocks at an 11-year low, and now the industry is left with the question of just how full storage will be before next winter and at what cost.
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What are the long term prospects for gas globally?
April 15, 2014 - Assessing the prospects for gas prices globally and how, if at all, developments in Ukraine will affect the global gas picture.
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Could natural gas be the answer to London's pollution concerns?
Over 8% of the deaths in some parts of London may be attributable to long-term exposure to man-made particulate air pollution, according to a new study from UK government body Public Health England.
Michigan comes to Australia: Chevron MD draws stark comparison on LNG wages
Chevron Australia Managing Director, Roy Krzywosinski, blasts the rising labor costs at Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG projects in Western Australia.
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News Features

Feature Update - Ukraine may take Russia to court over natural gas price hike: PM
April 07, 2014
Ukraine warned on April 5 it may take Russia to an international arbitration court after the latest steep hike in natural gas prices.
Feature: US gas pipelines reverse course
April 02, 2014
Three pipeline projects set to begin moving more natural gas out of the Appalachian shales, including the Marcellus and the Utica, to traditional upstream markets herald a growing focus on market optionality over profitability.
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Industry Solution Papers Library

Special Report: Can shale gale save the naphtha crackers?
According to a report from Platts unit Bentek, over the five-year period to 2016, the development of shale gas exploration in the United States is expected to increase natural gas liquids production by more than 40%. Jim Foster examines the how the changing dynamics of NGL product might play out for naphtha crackers.
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