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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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  • Interview with Jason Bennett, Partner, Baker Botts LLP
In this exclusive interview with Jason Bennett, Partner, Deputy Department Chair, Global Projects Group at Baker Botts, we discuss the evolving dynamics of
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  • Contributed by: Lennart Luten, Director, Galway Group
It has become clear that for many LNG producers, majors and certain export projects alike, the coming couple of years will be a testing time.
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  • Interview with Chong Zhi Xin, Principal Analyst for Asia Gas and Power, Wood Mackenzie
The arrival of new commodities traders dealing in LNG has caused a shift in the LNG market.  Trading entities tend to be more responsive when it comes to meeting changing buyer demands.  So what role will this play in the development of LNG hubs in Asi
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  • Interview with Denis Bonhomme, Senior Vice President Business Development Asia, ENGIE Global LNG
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  • Contributed by: Theodore Michael, LNG Analyst, Genscape
Europe continues the process of physically integrating its gas networks. The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) intends to complete its integration into the PEGAS trading system end of 2016. Ushering in a new era of transcontinental trading.
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  • Contributed by: Rita Huang, Information Director – Senior Analyst, ICIS - China
China’s natural gas apparent consumption increased by 10.89% from a year ago to 109bn cubic metres in the first half of 2016, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
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  • Interview with David Morris, Lead LNG Originator - Asia, Uniper Global Commodities
In this interview with David Morris, Lead LNG Originator at Asia 
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  • Contributed by: Riccardo Rossi, Former Regulatory Affairs Manager, Gazprom Marketing & Trading
Final clarity is still pending one year after the publication of the draft secondary rules on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).