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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  • Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • Contributed by: Marian Radetzki, Professor of Economics, Luleå University of Technology
Oil price developments over the past 40 years have been truly spectacular, but we believe the period of excessively high prices has come to an end.
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  • Contributed by: Stephanie Wilson, Managing Editor, Asia LNG, Platts
Part 1 - After years of calling the shots, the balance of power in the LNG market has shifted away from sellers, as increasing supply and low prices have cumulated to swing the market back in favour of the buyers. At least for the time being.
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  • Interview with Luca Tonello, Deputy General Manager and Head of Project & Export Finance, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
In this interview with Luca Tonello, Head of Oil and Gas – Investment Banking Asia at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), we discuss the outlook for Indonesia’s oil a
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  • Contributed by: Ashley Pilipiszyn, Guest Reporter, The Graduate Institute Geneva
While some in the gas industry might call today’s situation the “demise of the golden age,” others propose that we instead are in a kind of tug of war, as suggested by some speakers at the 
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  • Contributed by: Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing & Hydrocarbon Processing
At Gastech’s commercial stream, Xianfeng Ren, China Market Fundamentals Manager for BG Group, posed the q
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  • Contributed by: Ashley Pilipiszyn, Guest Reporter, The Graduate Institute Geneva
What is the state of current affairs regarding hubs and where are they headed? What obstacles can we anticipate and what needs to be done in order for these hubs to be successful?
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  • Contributed by: Andree Stracke, Chief Commercial Officer Origination and Gas Supply, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
Gastech News had the pleasure to ask Andree Stracke, Chief Commercial Officer Origination and Gas Supply at 
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  • Interview with Richard Wheatley, Chief Operating Manager, BP
In light of next week’s European Autumn Gas Conference in Geneva, we asked 
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  • Interview with Tarek Souki, SVP LNG Marketing and Trading, Tellurian
It has been projected that by 2020, North America will become energy self-sufficient and maintain its position as the world’s largest natural gas producing region; and as LNG grows seven times faster than pipeline gas trade, LNG may account for half of
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  • Interview with Chris Hawkes, Safety Director, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP)
The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) provides a significant proportion of the world’s energy to meet growing demands for heat, light and transport.