The outlook for an LNG derivatives market

All aboard for LNG swaps?

LNG tanker

Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to soar over the next decade and interest in the market from banks and trading houses is rising as a result. 

Global liquefied natural gas production is forecast to grow between 30% and 50% in the next two to four years according to estimates from Morgan Stanley and the International Energy Agency (IEA). In addition, the market, traditionally dominated by long-term contracts, is slowly beginning to mature. A spot market is growing, particularly in As