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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 Yuriy Vitrenko, Managing Director - International Business Development, Naftogaz of Ukraine
Speaking to Gastech News at the EAGC in Geneva, Yuriy Vitrenko, Managing Director – International Business Development at Naftogaz of Uk
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  • Contributed by: Daniel Reinbott, Partner, Ashurst LLP
The number of buyers active in the LNG market, including those with plans to purchase LNG and/or develop LNG receiving terminals, has grown rapidly in recent years and the current LNG market arguably provides a unique opportunity for first-time buyers.
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  • Interview with Paul Griffin, Former Partner, Allen & Overy
In this interview, conducted at the 2015 Gastech Conference in Singapore, we asked Paul Griffin, Partner at Allen & Overy, for his thoug
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  • Contributed by: Rahil Pitafi, Regulatory Analyst (LNG), Pakistan Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority
Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world with an estimated population of 191.7 million in year 2015. It is among the developing countries having quite high population growth i.e.
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  • Interview with Kristian Bradshaw, Counsel, Allen & Overy
In this interview, conducted at Gastech, Kristian Bradshaw, Counsel at Allen & Overy explains what the main requirements fo
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  • Contributed by: Katan Hirachand, Managing Director - Energy project finance, Société Générale
Prompted by the positive change in commercial model coming out of the new US LNG market, and further reinforced by the recent oil price fall, developers need to find ways to bring costs down to be able to competitively achieve long-term sales into targ
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  • Contributed by: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
  • Contributed by: Cyrille Scart, Consultant LNG and Natural Gas, Poten & Partners
The world’s largest project finance deals have been transacted for liquefaction schemes.
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  • Contributed by: Guy Broggi, Senior LNG Advisor, Total SA
Article by Guy Broggi, LNG Market Expert. The views expressed are the author’s own, and do not reflect any position on behalf of his company. There will be new LNG quantities touching the markets in 2016, for sure…