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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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  • Contributed by: Kristian Bradshaw, Counsel, Allen & Overy
Relying almost exclusively on LNG imports for its gas needs, Japan accounts for one-third of global LNG consumption.
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  • Contributed by: Daniel Reinbott, Partner, Ashurst LLP
  • Contributed by: Samuel Tan, Senior Associate, Ashurst LLP
In the first part of this article, we considered some of the benefits commonly associated with
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  • Contributed by: Jason Bennett, Partner, Baker Botts LLP
  • Contributed by: Joyce Banks, Associate, Baker Botts LLP
Banning hydraulic fracturing has become a hot topic in the U.S. oil and gas industry during the last few years of the shale boom.
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  • Interview with David Brookes, Director, Head of EMEA Gas Trading, Citigroup Global Commodities
Gastech News spoke with David Brookes, Director, Head of EMEA Gas Trading at Citigr
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  • Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • Contributed by: Marian Radetzki, Professor of Economics, Luleå University of Technology
This is part one of a two-part article - Much of the world’s future energy consumption growth will come from Asia. For the past several decades, the region has been fuelled predominantly by coal and to a lesser extent oil.
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  • Contributed by: Mike Goddu, Partner & Co-Founder, JMJ Associates
Note: This is Mike’s response to a number of comments posted to Part 1: “Safety cardinal rules for line managers, not just workers.” Read Part 1
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Thompson, Vice President Energy Research, Wood Mackenzie
When Gastech News asked Gavin Thompson about his views on the main market opportunities for international LNG players in Japan, he said: "While the outlook for LNG demand in Japan looks more challenging, the global LNG industry still recognizes that Ja
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  • Interview with John Foran, Director of the Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Natural Resources Canada
In this interview with John Foran, Director of the Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division at Natural Resources Canada (the Canadian federal energy department), we discuss the Governme