Qatar Faces LNG Competition As Japan Diversifies Suppliers
By Nick Wilson and Theodore Tsakiris
Japan’s recent announcement that it will abandon its nuclear power program by 2030 would create demand for up to an extra 18mn tons/year of LNG, but Qatar faces competition to supply it. Tokyo signed a deal this month to help fund an export terminal near Vladivostok in Russia, and its price indexation and supply diversification strategy includes North...