Ira Joseph is a Senior Research Associate at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University. Until 2022, he was the global head of global generating fuels and electric power pricing at S&P Global Platts, with over 30 years of experience in the sector. Prior to his pricing role, he was global head of Gas and Power Analytics at Platts. Ira joined S&P Global Platts during the acquisition of PIRA Energy Group in 2016, where he started the firm’s European Gas and Power and Global LNG services in 1999. Before PIRA, he worked at Energy Intelligence Group, where he was the editor in chief of World Gas Intelligence and authored versions of the International Crude Oil Handbook and the original Global Gas Handbook.
Mexico's heavy reliance on US natural gas, which accounts for nearly 70 percent of its demand, poses significant challenges to its energy security.
This commentary discusses these four potential purchasing avenues to meet Europe’s variable current demand and to better suit the continent’s highly uncertain long-term LNG needs.