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2018 Japan Long Term LNG Market Outlook Report - Demand, Contracts, Planned Terminals, FIDs, Competition and New Opportunities to 2025

  • ID: 4557120
  • Report
  • Region: Japan
  • 100 pages
  • LNG Analysis
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  • Chita L.N.G. Co., Ltd.
  • Hibiki LNG Company Ltd.
  • INPEX Corporation
  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Sakai LNG Co., Ltd.
  • Shikoku Gas Co., Ltd
  • MORE
During 2017 and 2018, an increase in investor confidence was observed across most LNG markets including Japan. Planned projects witness considerable progress with increase in LNG supply volumes anticipated over the short term future. Further, surplus LNG availability, low prices and strong outlook for gas based applications worldwide are spurring interest in Japan and global LNG markets. The global LNG trade in 2017 witnessed strong growth rates after 2009 to 292.5 million tonnes. Both new liquefaction and regasification capacities are coming online after couple of stagnant years. Further, the market is expected to be buyer oriented at least till 2022, providing strong opportunities for active and upcoming regasification markets.

After period of delays, Japan companies are formulating long term strategies to develop required infrastructure in global LNG market. In this context, the leading industry publisher has released its 12th version of “Japan Long-term LNG outlook report”, offering analysis across entire Japan LNG value chain. The Japan LNG report provides detailed insights into emerging market trends, new dynamics, shifting strategies and the new role of Japan in global and regional scale.

The report is a complete research work covering details of Japan LNG consumption patterns, key importers, volumes and values, industry revenues, current and planned infrastructure details and competitive Scenario. The Japan research work also presents detailed outlook of Japan LNG demand, contracts, together with trends and challenges of investing in Japan market. In addition, data on LNG terminals, storage facilities, LNG fleet, fields, trade movements, prices along with an illustrative map is also provided. Further, demographic, economic outlook of Japan together with latest LNG industry developments are covered in detail.

Strategic Analysis Review:
This chapter presents detailed SWOT Analysis along with emerging trends in the market. Further, key strategies of operating companies in Japan are analyzed.

Japan Gas Sector Analysis:
The chapter presents complete analysis of Japan natural gas sector including details of trends in gas reserves, natural gas production and consumption forecasts along with the role of LNG imports in the gas demand are detailed.

LNG Capacity Forecasts:
At both country level and terminal level, annual historical and forecasted data on LNG regasification capacity, storage capacity, processing vaporizers, storage tanks etc. is provided.

LNG Infrastructure Details:
10+ details for each of the operational and planned regasification terminals in Japan are provided, which include- basic details, companies, technology, distribution, construction details. Further, capital expenditure and construction details are provided.

Monthly LNG Trade Patterns, 2018:
Japan LNG monthly imports by source country are detailed.
Further, annual trade information along with long term and medium term contract agreements are included in the report.

Market Value and Investment Outlook:
Japan country wise LNG market value along with capital investment planned to be spent in the industry are forecast to 2022

Japan LNG Market Benchmarking:
Japan LNG industry is compared with five peer markets in the region based on four pillars to determine the competitiveness of the country in regional scale

Competitive Scenario:
Companies currently operating in the industry and the companies planning to foray into the market are detailed along with their strategies and SWOT profiles. Further, net weighted capacities by company are also forecast in the report.

The Japan report presents both historical and forecasted data for Japan LNG imports from 2007 to 2025. Further, Japan LNG regasification capacity, LNG storage capacity, number of vaporizers and storage tanks are forecast to 2022. The report also forecasts natural gas production and demand in Japan between 2007 and 2025.

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  • Optimize your strategies and investments through our reliable forecasts
  • Design Long-term upstream and downstream investment decisions
  • Keep track of rapidly changing industry conditions
  • Gain forward-looking and objective analysis on the markets
  • Stay ahead of competition with information on planned investment opportunities
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  • Chita L.N.G. Co., Ltd.
  • Hibiki LNG Company Ltd.
  • INPEX Corporation
  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Sakai LNG Co., Ltd.
  • Shikoku Gas Co., Ltd
  • MORE
1. Table of Contents
1.1. List of Tables
1.2. List of Figures

2. Executive Summary
2.1. Japan Market Snapshot, 2018
2.2. Japan LNG Import Volume Forecast, MTPA, 2005- 2025
2.3. Japan LNG Import Value Forecast, $ Million, 2005- 2025
2.4. Japan LNG Capital Investment (CAPEX) Forecast, $ Million, 2016- 2022
2.5. Japan Regasification Capacity Outlook, 2007-2022
2.6. Japan LNG Market Structure, 2017

3. Japan LNG Strategic Analysis Review, 2018
3.1. Japan LNG - SWOT Analysis
3.1.1. Key Strengths
3.1.2. Key Weaknesses
3.1.3. Potential Opportunities
3.1.4. Potential Threats
3.2. Emerging LNG Trends and Factors Shaping Future of Japan LNG Markets, 2018- 2025
3.3. Key Strategies formulated by LNG Players in Japan

4. Japan Natural Gas Market Analysis and Outlook
4.1. Japan Proven Gas Reserves, 2005- 2017
4.2. Japan Marketed Gas Production Forecast, 2007- 2025
4.3. Japan Gas Demand Forecast, 2007- 2025
4.4. Share of LNG Import in Gas Consumption, 2007- 2025
4.5. Role of Natural Gas in Primary Energy Demand, 2007- 2025

5. Japan LNG Capacity Outlook to 2022
5.1. Country wise Regasification Capacity Outlook, 2007- 2022
5.2. Terminal wise Regasification Capacity Outlook, 2007- 2022
5.3. Terminal wise LNG Storage Capacity Outlook, 2007- 2022
5.4. Terminal wise LNG Storage Tanks Count Outlook, 2007-2022

6. Japan LNG Infrastructure Details
6.1. Operational LNG Terminals in Japan
6.1.1. Start Up
6.1.2. Location
6.1.3. Operator
6.1.4. Owners and Ownership Details
6.1.5. Onshore/Offshore
6.1.6. Number of Vaporizers
6.1.7. Regasification Capacity
6.1.8. LNG Storage Capacity
6.1.9. Number of Storage Tanks
6.1.10. Capital Expenditure
6.1.11. Construction Period
6.1.12. Construction Contractors

7. Japan Monthly LNG Trade Patterns, 2018
7.1. Japan Import Volumes from Asia Pacific countries
7.2. Japan Import Volumes from Europe countries
7.3. Japan Import Volumes from Middle East Africa countries
7.4. Japan Import Volumes from Americas countries

8. Japan LNG Trade Details
8.1. Japan LNG Trade by Country, 2017
8.2. Japan LNG Sale Purchase Agreement Details by Partner

9. Japan LNG Investment Opportunities to 2022
9.1. Planned LNG Projects in Japan
9.2. Proposed LNG Projects in Japan
9.3. Expansion Plans of Active LNG Terminals in Japan

10. Japan LNG Capex and Construction Details
10.1. Capex Details of Planned LNG Terminals in Japan
10.2. Japan LNG Industry Capital Investment Forecast, 2016- 2022

11. Japan LNG Market Benchmarking
11.1. Overall Ranking of Japan and Peer Markets
11.2. Demand Index
11.3. Infrastructure Index
11.4. Competition Index
11.5. Growth Index

12. Japan LNG Market- Competitive Landscape
12.1. Japan LNG Market Share by Company (%), 2018
12.2. Net weighted Capacity Outlook by Company, mtpa, 2007- 2022

13. Japan Demographic and Economic Outlook
13.1. Japan Map, Location and Coastline Details
13.2. Japan GDP Forecast, 2007- 2025
13.3. Japan Population Forecast, 2007- 2025
13.4. Japan Total Investments (% of GDP) Forecast, 2007- 2025

14. Company Profiles of Leading LNG Companies in Japan
14.1. Company A
14.1.1. Business Description
14.1.2. SWOT Analysis
14.1.3. Financial Analysis
14.2. Company B
14.2.1. Business Description
14.2.2. SWOT Analysis
14.2.3. Financial Analysis
14.3. Company C
14.3.1. Business Description
14.3.2. SWOT Analysis
14.3.3. Financial Analysis

15. Japan LNG Industry News and Recent Developments

16. Appendix
16.1. About Us
16.2. Sources and Methodology
16.3. Contact Us
16.4. Disclaimer
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  • Chita L.N.G. Co., Ltd.
  • Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Cosmo Oil Co.,Ltd.
  • Hibiki LNG Company Ltd.
  • Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd
  • INPEX Corporation
  • Iwatani International Corporation
  • Japan Petroleum Exploration Co.,Ltd.
  • JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
  • Kitakyushu Liquefied Natural Gas Co.,Inc.
  • Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Nihonkai LNG Co., Ltd.
  • Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • SAIBUGAS Co.,Ltd.
  • Sakai LNG Co., Ltd.
  • Sakaide LNG Co., Ltd
  • Shikoku Electric Power Company, Inc.
  • Shikoku Gas Co., Ltd
  • The Chugoku Electric Power Co.,Inc.
  • The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • TOHO GAS Co., Ltd.
  • Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.
  • Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
  • UBE Industries Limited
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