Natural gas: a global market?

The stars seem to be aligning for the global natural gas market. It is widely hoped the relatively low-carbon fuel source will benefit from the current global political and legislative focus on emissions reduction. In addition, an economic recovery should see some resumption in demand for natural gas, as manufacturing – and thus power demand – return to pre-recession levels.

While prices will remain low as a supply glut continues, trading activity is expected to increase both regionally and betw