|Natural Gas in the World
Cedigaz Annual Report
| Authors : LECARPENTIER Armelle
Series : Distribution
ISBN : 9782953616507
Price : 595 Euros, 708 $US, 3902,95 FF
Publication Date : Jan 2010
trade paperback, 159 p., 68 tables, 59 figs.
The recent developments in gas E&P in the US with the huge ExxonMobil acquisition (41 Billion US $) of XTO Energy Inc and TOTAL's investment in Chesapeake Energy show if needed that the gas is more and more important in the world energy panorama.
The new edition of the CEDIGAZ Annual Report is an indispensable tool for better knowledge of the international gas market. This report offers a compilation of the main statistical data in terms of reserves, gross and marketed production, the volume of international gas trade by pipe and by LNG Tanker, consumption, prices of the main contracts, new LNG Infrastructures in production, underground gas storage and so on...
It is supplemented with the following four main types of products proposed by CEDIGAZ.
1) First and revised estimates.
Each year, at the end of April, Cedigaz publishes its first estimates of the natural gas industrial activities in the world during the precedent year. The activities covered by these estimates are: marketed gas production, reserves, international trade by pipelines and/or tankers, consumption levels and prices as available at the publication date. Revised estimates are published at the end of July, in order to take into account official documents released in the meantime.
2) Statistical database and Gas Storage Facilities database.
Cedigaz own an unparalleled statistical database which can be used through this website. This database covers around 119 countries. It also offers long series over the years about the following subjects: Gross production, reinjected, flared or marketed gas; Imports, exports and domestic consumption; Proved reserves of natural gas; Marketed offshore production; Imports and exports by pipelines or tankers. This statistical tool can be used to extract series by countries, economical or geographical areas for one or several years. A regularly update database of underground gas storage facilities worldwide is also available.
3) Thematic studies, analytical publications, graphs and maps.
Cedigaz publishes a thematic study yearly. In 2010, an update of a previous study about underground gas storages in the world will be published. Meanwhile, analytical or prospective articles are published in professional reviews or posted on the website in the member's area. Cedigaz has created a virtual library offering sets of slides, gas flow maps and specific databases about gas contracts or projects.
Cedigaz publishes for its members the "Cedigaz News Report" which is a newsletter with around forty issues and 1500 news published yearly. This publication covers the worldwide economical activity of the natural gas, including liquefied natural gas and, less in depth, liquefied petroleum gas and gas to liquid. The news provided deal with the entire gas chain, from exploration and production to distribution. The news are displayed in a synthetic form in order to offer to the reader a quick way to be informed about facts and data. An online database of the news over the years is also available with advanced search tips. A supplement about unconventional gas is published twice a month. The u-Gas News Report covers the worldwide economic activity on coalbed methane, shale gas, tight gas and gas hydrates.
Contents: 1. Proved Natural Gas Reserves in the World. 2. Natural Gas Production in the World. 3. International Natural Gas Trade. 4. Underground Gas Storage in the World. 5. Natural Gas Prices on the International Market. 6. Natural Gas Consumption in the World. 7. 2009 Prospects for Marketed Gas Production. Appendixes.