Contributed by: JamesMacTaggart, 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.
Contributed by: PipelineOil 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
Interview with LucaTonello, 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.
Contributed by: FernandoImpuesto, 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
Interview with DougWood, 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.
Contributed by: MatthewSecomb, Partner, White & Case LLP
Long-term LNG contracts with price review clauses continue to dominate the Asian LNG market. The pricing in those contracts remains predominantly oil-based. The evident reason for that is the absence of a reliable price signal for LNG itself in Asia.
Contributed by: Dr BradWood, Executive Vice President, Juran Benchmarking, UK
Background: A group of European LNG receiving terminal operators have been working together as a consortium on a recurring annual basis since 2012 to benchmark their asset management and operational performance and learn from leading p
Interview with Chong Zhi Xin, Principal Analyst for Asia Gas and Power, Wood Mackenzie
The arrival of new commodities traders dealing in LNG has caused a shift in the LNG market. Trading entities tend to be more responsive when it comes to meeting changing buyer demands. So what role will this play in the development of LNG hubs in Asi
Europe continues the process of physically integrating its gas networks. The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) intends to complete its integration into the PEGAS trading system end of 2016. Ushering in a new era of transcontinental trading.
Interview with TarekSouki, 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