Contrary to oil, gas markets are based on the availability of expensive transport infrastructure and have traditionally been regional (North America, Europe, and Far East Asia).

If the development of LNG trade in the last decades has made the three regional gas markets more interconnected and more interdependent, we are still far from a liquid gas market such as the global oil market.

In a scenario that achieves NDC objectives, Enerdata estimates that gas prices will rise through 2040 with a convergence of Asian and European market prices whereas North American market will keep its own price dynamics. More ambitious climate policies such as limiting the long term increase of global temperature to 2 degrees would result in decreasing gas prices from around 2030.

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