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IEA: China leads demand for natural gas

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, June 5 – Natural gas is headed for a bright future, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) projecting China to more than double consumption by 2017, while the U.S. will … Continue reading

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Japan’s risky LNG strategy

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 25 – Liquefied natural gas has fast become the fuel of choice in Japan, a choice that looks to be extending into the future given the indecision of the country’s policy makers over the … Continue reading

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A long, cold winter coming to Japan

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, April 25 – Japan’s government, faced with continued popular displeasure over any suggestion of renewing the country’s nuclear power facilities, is in a quandary over its energy policy. Just this week, Japan was urged by … Continue reading

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