Where we are going: SWOT analysis aids risk assessment

LNG RISK PROFILE—ConclusionThe evolution and developments described in Part 1 of this series (OGJ, Jan. 24, 2005, p. 54) have fundamentally changed the nature of the international LNG industry particularly in the past 5 to 10 years. It is with these new international LNG market dynamics in mind that this concluding article presents a generic Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (SWOT) analysis (Fig. 1). Click here to enlarge imageThe point of a generalized analysis is to identify in summary form the key issues that now influence the industry. This should provide a useful starting point for analysis of specific supply chains, which typically will be influenced by some, but not...

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