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  • Contributed by: James MacTaggart, General Manager, New Gas and LNG Markets - Asia, India & MENA, Shell
Gas will be an essential part of the future energy mix as the world moves to a low-carbon future; playing a significant role in reducing carbon emissions and air pollution, and being a secure, diverse and flexible energy supply.
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  • Interview with Katan Hirachand, Managing Director - Energy project finance, Société Générale
Ahead of Gastech 2018, Gastech Insights spoke to Commercial Governing Body Member, Katan Hirachand, Managing Director – Energy Project Finance Group
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  • Contributed by: Pipeline Oil and Gas Magazine, Monthly magazine, for the energy industry
While gas markets are currently well supplied, the transformation of natural gas markets from regional systems to more globalised and interdependent markets is creating new security challenges, according to the International Energy Agency's latest asse
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  • Interview with Luca Tonello, Deputy General Manager and Head of Project & Export Finance, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
With LNG finding a role as a fuel of choice in new markets, there has been a significant increase in demand. The most notable increase comes from Asian markets, with China’s LNG consumption dramatically increasing by approximately 35% each year.
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  • Contributed by: Fernando Impuesto, General Manager, Enagás Emprende
With more than 45 years of experience operating integrated gas infrastructures, Enagás has adapted its facilities to an evolving and dynamic LNG market, switching from the traditional LNG terminal model (unloading, storage and regasification and LNG tr
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  • Interview with Doug Wood, Chairman of the Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders
There has been continued progress in the development of European gas hubs in the past few years, however there are still some very important hurdles to overcome before Europe can have highly efficient and mature gas markets.
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  • Contributed by: Mary Hemmingsen, Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities, KPMG
  • Contributed by: Chris Young, Director Oil and Gas Strategy, KPMG
LNG markets are rapidly evolving, accelerated by a sustained period of oversupply. A wave of new supply and supply options are combining with uncontracted volumes to drive prices down and in a price-driven market, cost competitiveness is key.
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  • Interview with Douglas Wharton, Director Origination, Cheniere Marketing
It has been predicted in the global energy mix that the share of natural gas will grow to 23% by 2030, driven primarily by growth in China, India and Southeast Asia.
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  • Interview with Rajnish Goswami, General Manager, LNG Marketing, SE Asia, Indian Sub-Continent & Middle East, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
The geographic location of Mozambique LNG, the country's first LNG park, provides flexibility to pursue various customers; particularly the growing Asian market. 
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  • Interview with Andree Stracke, Chief Commercial Officer Origination and Gas Supply, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
The natural gas markets in Europe are continuing to develop but in very different ways and at differing speeds across the continent.
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The long-running stand-off on LNG pricing between big Asian buyers and their existing and potential suppliers has gone beyond being just a war of words.
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US LNG projects continue to pass crucial milestones at an impressive rate, with recent weeks seeing the signing of new sales contracts to markets in Europe, South America and Asia, another world-wide (non-FTA) export licence approval – this time for Jo
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  • Interview with Professor Jonathan Stern, Distinguished Research Fellow and Founder, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies
The Ukraine crisis has highlighted Russia’s importance as an energy exporter. A third of Europe’s gas comes from Russia, which is also seen as a major potential supply source by Asian markets – not least China.
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The first debate by European Union leaders on the proposed new framework for energy and climate policy to 2030 – which took place during the European Council meeting in Brussels last month – was rather overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis.
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  • Contributed by: Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing & Hydrocarbon Processing
After a delegate luncheon sponsored by Oman LNG, the first day of Gastech 2014 continued with an afternoon panel session on strategies for securing Asia's gas demand, from a supplier-side perspective.
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Asian price premium on gas and LNG supplies could hold back demand, Gastech 2014 VIP programme is told Oil indexation price mechanism and destination contract clauses should be re-examined
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The fate of Russian gas exports to Europe remained a key concern as the Ukraine crisis moved into a new phase on 16th March, with an overwhelming vote by the people of Crimea to become part of Russia.
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China’s continuing drive to reduce the share of coal in the nation’s energy mix is boosting the prospects for natural gas and renewable energy sources, according to analysis just published by IHS Energy Insight.