The LNG portfolio business-I: What is it all about?
Jun 30: The website carries here a detailed investigation of the two emerging trends in the LNG market. 8One is the point to point asset specific sale of LNG while the other is an integrated production, supply, trading and marketing (ISTM) sales strategy. 8At the heart of the ISTM strategy, therefore, is trading functionality that allows buyers and sellers to carry out such optimization. Note that this could be both spatial (optimization between different locations) as well as temporal (optimization between different time frames) 8The emergence of LNG ‘portfolio’ contracts therefore represents such a shift in strategy by LNG buyers and sellers. 8LNG portfolio contracts are those contracts without particular production assets attached. 8As the LNG market becomes more sophisticated, it is the portfolio players who will rule the day. Click on Reports for more