Issue Number: 112   September 2014

Welcome to the September issue of MZINE.

We have just finished writing and editing an LNG in Transport report for Cedigaz which will be available to purchase shortly. If you would like more information about this report, what it covers and how it could benefit you let us know and we will send it to you presently.
We have two great articles for you this month, the first looks at LNG pricing following on from our Canadian article last month, the second will give you some insight to gas vehicles in China and the 'drivers' behind them.

Our cartoonist this month suggests how an LNG fuelled lorry might look, see below.

This month we have a video for you!
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there is a music track so you might want to turn it down

We hope you enjoy the MZINE this month, if you have any comments or suggestions then please let us know. We always enjoy hearing from our readers.

East meets West - Japan Crude Cocktail and Henry Hub

In a previous article 'Oil going off the boil? The Canadian Case' we highlighted the current challenges Canadian sellers of LNG face in reaching an agreement over the price of LNG with buyers from the Asia Pacific. This article will continue to unravel this complicated story.

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Uniform Network Code 17th September
UK Energy Market: Essentials 24th September
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UK Electricity Markets 1st October
UK Gas Markets 2nd October
Global Oil Markets 9th October

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Fuel for Thought: China's Natural Gas Vehicle Boom

China is in the midst of phenomenal growth in the natural gas vehicle sector. The estimates of the number of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in China vary: the Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association puts the figure at 437,000 for 2013; China Natural Petroleum Corporation put the figure at 1.48 million at the end of 2012; and more recently, Facts Global Energy (an international energy consultancy group) put the figure at 3 million at the start of 2013, of which 2.8 million are CNG vehicles.

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Underground Gas Storage in the World 2013 Survey

This report is an industry reference on underground gas storage that includes in-depth analysis of the latest developments and trends in the storage industry all over the world as well as extensive country analyses with complete datasets for more than 40 countries.
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