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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  • Contributed by: Mike Goddu, Partner & Co-Founder, JMJ Associates
Note: This is Mike’s response to a number of comments posted to Part 1: “Safety cardinal rules for line managers, not just workers.” Read Part 1
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Thompson, Vice President Energy Research, Wood Mackenzie
When Gastech News asked Gavin Thompson about his views on the main market opportunities for international LNG players in Japan, he said: "While the outlook for LNG demand in Japan looks more challenging, the global LNG industry still recognizes that Ja
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  • Interview with John Foran, Director of the Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Natural Resources Canada
In this interview with John Foran, Director of the Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division at Natural Resources Canada (the Canadian federal energy department), we discuss the Governme
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  • Contributed by: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
The question of whether floating liquefaction facilities can be project financed by commercial lenders in a similar manner to land-based operations appears set to be answered soon. Eni has said it could
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  • Contributed by: Mary Hemmingsen, EVP and CFO, Northwest Innovation Works
*This article was contributed by Mary Hemmingsen when she worked at KPMG as Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities.  The transformation of the global LNG market combines three key trends:
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  • Interview with Mark Simons, Head of Global Gas Trading, Maersk Oil
Gastech News spoke with Mark Simons, Director Europe Gas Marketing at BG Group about his views on Europe’s gas dynamics, security of supply and the role of gas post COP 21.
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  • Interview with Daniel Nanson, Managing Director – Canadian Corporate Banking, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
In this interview with Daniel Nanson, Managing Director – Canadian Corporate Banking at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), w
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  • Interview with Victor Ojeda, President, Steelhead LNG
Interview with Victor Ojeda, President at Steelhead LNG who spoke at the Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition in Vancouver.
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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.