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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: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
The question of whether floating liquefaction facilities can be project financed by commercial lenders in a similar manner to land-based operations appears set to be answered soon. Eni has said it could
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  • Contributed by: Mary Hemmingsen, Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities, KPMG
The transformation of the global LNG market combines three key trends:
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  • Interview with Mark Simons, Director, Energy Flux Limited
Gastech News spoke with Mark Simons, Director Europe Gas Marketing at BG Group about his views on Europe’s gas dynamics, security of supply and the role of gas post COP 21.
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  • Interview with Daniel Nanson, Managing Director – Canadian Corporate Banking, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
In this interview with Daniel Nanson, Managing Director – Canadian Corporate Banking at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), w
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  • Interview with Victor Ojeda, President, Steelhead LNG
Interview with Victor Ojeda, President at Steelhead LNG who spoke at the Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition in Vancouver.
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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
On March 11, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied Jordan Cove’s application to build an LNG export facility
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  • Contributed by: Theodore Michael, LNG Analyst, Genscape
Opposite Directions:  While oil prices rally, LNG makes new lows - Exxon and other major players are sticking to their script.  By 2020, rising demand will be in line with production.
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  • Contributed by: Daniel Reinbott, Partner, Ashurst LLP
  • Contributed by: Samuel Tan, Senior Associate, Ashurst LLP
It has become increasingly common for mid-to-long term liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreements (SPAs) to give sellers flexibility to supply LNG from multiple sources (i.e.