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LNG in the Middle East and Africa

LNG Industry, has added a new market research report to its catalogue, examining the influence of new LNG exporters and importers in the Middle East and Africa region.

The report, Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook for LNG Terminals in the Middle East and Africa – New Exporters and Importers to Drive LNG Capacities in the Region, notes that the Middle East and Africa will add substantial LNG liquefaction capacity during the 2014 to 2018 period through the emergence of five new exporting countries: Mozambique, Iran, Iraq, Cameroon and Israel.

Mozambique is expected to witness the highest liquefaction capacity addition of all the countries in the region, followed by Iran and Algeria. The regasification capacity of the region will also increase substantially through the emergence of seven new countries. Of these, Jordan is expected to register the highest capacity addition followed by Bahrain and Egypt.

The annual capital expenditure for the planned liquefaction terminals will increase by 139% in the Middle East and Africa during the 2014 to 2018 period. The capital expenditure for the planned regasification terminals will decrease by 57%.

Key features

  • Updated information relating to all active and planned LNG terminals.
  • Provides historical data from 2005 to 2013, forecast to 2018.
  • Capacity information of all liquefaction and regasification terminals.
  • Provides operator information for all active and planned terminals.
  • Information on the top companies in the sector including business description, strategic analysis. Key companies covered include Botas Petroleum Pipeline Corporation, Kuwait National Petroleum Company K.S.C. and Qatar Petroleum.
  • Strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity investments and IPOs.

The report can be accessed on

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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