More Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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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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Uncertainty over regulation and policy and its impact on investment is the biggest challenge facing gas businesses in Europe, according to polling of delegates at November's European Autumn Gas Conference (EAGC) in Brussels.
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Iran has lost no time in moving to re-build its oil and gas development capability following the historic agreement over the country’s nuclear activities on 24th November.
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Gazprom’s sales to Europe this year will be the highest since the 2008 recession despite its insistence on retaining oil-price indexation in long-term contracts, says Professor Jonathan Stern, chairman of the natural gas research programme at the Oxfor
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The various projects that make up the Southern Corridor import route into Europe appear to be on track to take final investment decisions (FIDs) or “resolutions to construct” – effectively the same thing – before the end of 2013, according to John Bald
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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
In a significant development in the US LNG export stampede, America’s Energy Advan
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  • Interview with Phillip Lowe, European Commission, Director General for Energy
In the run-up to the European Autumn Gas Conference in Brussels in mid-November, Gastech News asked Philip Lowe, Director General for Energy at the European Commission, for his views on the policy issues confronting the EU.
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Gerard Mestrallet, CEO of GDF Suez, at the World Energy Congress responds to Gastech News on the question of reform of energy policy in the European Union
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The controversy over LNG pricing in Asian markets shows no sign of abating, judging by the heartfelt discussions between producers and buyers at this month’s World Energy Congress (WEC) in South Korea.