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: Chris Clucas, Group Fleet Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
Chris Clucas, Group Fleet Director at Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and 
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With its natural gas consumption expected to rise to around 420 Bcm by 2020, China continues to develop new import routes to provide the infrastructure that will be needed to meet an unprecedented rate of demand growth.
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  • Interview with Ko Ooshima, Head of Project Finance, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
LNG projects are among the largest and most challenging energy projects, requiring billions of dollars – and in some cases tens of billions of dollars – of investment. Few companies can afford to finance such projects from their balance sheets.
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The sponsors of four of Canada’s most credible proposed LNG export projects are lobbying Ottawa for tax breaks, arguing that it is in the national interest to launch LNG sales into Asia and reduce Canada’s dependence on energy exports to the United Sta
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Our specialist panel of Finance experts came together at  Commercial stream at the Gastech 2014 conference in Seoul Korea. The panel featured presentations from:
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With the end of summer now in sight, the need for a deal between Russia and Ukraine on natural gas supply is starting to look urgent.
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders – from government, finance, business, and civil society – to a summit on climate change on the 23rd of this month.
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Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto has set a blistering pace for reform of the nation's oil, gas and electricity sectors – after signing radical new legislation into law this month.
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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.