Register with us today

and in less than 60 seconds continue your access to:Latest news headlinesAnalytical topics and featuresCommodities videos, podcast & blogsSample market prices & dataSpecial reportsSubscriber notes & daily commodity email alerts

Already have an account?

Log in to register

Forgot Password

Please Note: Platts Market Center subscribers can only reset passwords via the Platts Market Center

Enter your Email ID below and we will send you an email with your password.

  • Email Address* Please enter email address.

If you are a premium subscriber, we are unable to send you your password for security reasons. Please contact the Client Services team.

If you are a Platts Market Center subscriber, to reset your password go to the Platts Market Center to reset your password.

In this list
LNG | Natural Gas

Lack of LNG storage a challenge for balancing global markets

Commodities | Energy | Oil | Refined Products | Gasoline | Coronavirus

Shifting dynamics in store for Mediterranean LPG

LNG | Natural Gas | NGL

Platts LNG Alert

Capital Markets | Commodities | Electric Power | Natural Gas

Mexican Energy Conference, 24th

Electric Power | Natural Gas | Oil | Crude Oil

Libya's NOC ready to lift force majeure from Es Sider to allow tanker loading

Watch: Lack of LNG storage a challenge for balancing global markets

As global additions to supply continue to flow, the role of pure counterseasonal regions in balancing the market is coming into question. Between a more robust production outlook in South America and stabilizing LNG demand in the Mideast Gulf, year-to-date import volumes in these regions were down 6% through April.

Madeline Jowdy, S&P Global Platts senior director of global gas and LNG, examines the factors influencing the market.