Australia has its sights set on a lofty goal: to be the world's top natural gas exporter. According to Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS-A) CEO Peter Voser, though, there are some big problems getting in the way. With LNG export facilities running over budget and past due dates, the country's shot at establishing a first-mover status may be at risk from other new countries looking to supply the Asia-Pacific market.

Why should we listen to Shell on Australian LNG? The company has over $30 billion tied up in four separate LNG export facilities down under. In this video, contributors Tyler Crowe and Aimee Duffy take a look at why Australia wants to get these facilities up and running quickly, and discuss some other players in the Asia-Pacific market to look out for.


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