The global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is transforming. In early 2016, the US is expected to start LNG exports from the Gulf coast, a plot twist that was unthinkable even 10 years ago. Australia will soon be an exporter on a scale to rival Qatar. LNG importers are becoming exporters and vice versa, but low prices threaten new projects and the profitability of existing ones.
About the authors
Mary Hemmingsen is a partner and National Sector Leader, LNG and Power & Utilities with KPMG in Canada and the Global Leader LNG.
Brian O'Neal is a managing director with KPMG in the US specializing in market and treasury risk.
Jonathan Smith is a partner and the Oil & Gas Sector Leader with KPMG in Australia.
Mark Essex is a director with KPMG in Kenya specializing in international development advisory services.