Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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  • Interview with Karolina Cegir, Gas Expert, Energy Community Secretariat
The Energy Community is an international organisation, bringing together the European Union and its neighbours to create an integrated pan-European energy market.
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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, EVP and CFO, Northwest Innovation Works
  • Contributed by: Chris Young, Director Oil and Gas Strategy, KPMG
*This article was contributed by Mary Hemmingsen when she worked at KPMG as Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities. 
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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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World consumption of natural gas grew by just 1.4% in 2013, well below the historical average of 2.6%, according to the latest statistical review of world energy from BP. Coal remained the fastest-growing fossil fuel, with consumption rising by 3%.
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The ongoing gas payment and pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine escalated to worrying levels in mid-June, when Gazprom announced that it would cease supplying gas to Naftogaz – Ukraine’s state-owned energy company – unless payment was made in ad
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The US Department of Energy (DoE) has proposed changing the rules governing the process of granting export approvals to LNG ventures in the lower 48 states.
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Meeting the world’s growing need for energy will require investment of more than $48 trillion between now and 2035 – posing a major challenge to governments to come up with policy frameworks that encourage private investors to commit to new supply proj
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US president Barack Obama has kept his promise to use his executive powers to take action on climate change in the face of an obstructive Congress.
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The troubled Angola LNG project looks likely to be out of action until the middle of 2015 while the owners and EPC contractor Bechtel conduct inspections and correction work to substantial portions of the plant.
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The European Commission has announced a new energy security strategy for the European Union in response to the current geopolitical environment and the region’s heavy import dependence.
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Sutcliffe, Head of Content, Global Energy Conferences & Gastech
Russia’s increasingly-cordial relationship with China has led to the finalisation of the long-proffered agreement to connect the two countries via a gas supply pipeline.
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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.