Recovering demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the strongest spot LNG prices in more than half a decade are set to encourage more U.S. exports of LNG this year. The economics of U.S. LNG exports are looking attractive again, with the U.S. benchmark Henry Hub prices well below the spot prices in Asia, incentivizing additional exports out of the United States. U.S. LNG export capacity rose in 2020 and is set to further increase this year, while high global prices this winter season and a quicker-than-expected recovery in global natural gas demand are driving a surge in U.S. exports of LNG. American developers of export terminals are now optimistic about the market opportunities of their projects under development, with spot LNG prices much higher than last winter. LNG Prices Hit Six-Year High Last month, LNG spot prices for January delivery in Asia jumped to a six-year high as […]