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gas trade balance chard


Gas supply highlights regional diversity

  • Gas trade balance shift as supply and demand evolve
  • North America becomes a natural gas exporter as unconventional production grows
  • Russia/Caspian expands lead as top gas exporter
  • Asia Pacific gas production and imports grow to meet rapidly rising demand
  • Asia Pacific becomes the largest importer as gas demand doubles by 2040
  • By 2040, unconventional gas will account for about one-third of gas production