Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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  • Contributed by: Ryan Pereira, Principal Commercial Manager - Global Gas and LNG, Gaffney Cline & Associates
  • Contributed by: Nicholas Fulford, Global Head of Gas and LNG, Gaffney Cline & Associates
It has been a long time coming, but natural gas is finally emerging from beneath the shadow of its big brother, crude oil.  While some of the more traditional participants in the LNG space may still be hanging on to the idea that oil indexation for gas
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  • Contributed by: Daniel Reinbott, Partner, Ashurst LLP
  • Contributed by: Jessica Ham, Senior Associate, Ashurst LLP
Price review clauses have long been a feature of mid-to-long term LNG sale and purchase agreements ("LNG SPAs").  Changing market dynamics and recent price volatility has placed additional focus and pressure on these clauses, which hav
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  • Interview with Simon Davies, Executive Director, Natural Resources EMEA, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
As the natural gas and LNG industry continues to adapt to the growing demand, sponsors are exploring new ways to secure financing for the next wave of liquefaction projects.
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  • Interview with Ana Stanic, Principal, E&A Law
As the global energy industry continues to evolve and grow, the market is experiencing changes in every aspect; specifically in the legal and regulatory framework.
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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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  • Contributed by: Scott Lehmann, VP Product Management and Marketing, Petrotechnics
The decision adds a potentially complex layer of political, economic and business uncertainty to the already challenging UK oil and gas operating environment. An environment characterised by a sustained low oil and gas price environment and its impact
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  • Contributed by: Ben Samuel, Deputy Editor European Spot Gas Markets , ICIS
Now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU), the prospect of a second referendum on Scottish independence is more likely.
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  • Contributed by: Kristian Bradshaw, Counsel, Allen & Overy
Relying almost exclusively on LNG imports for its gas needs, Japan accounts for one-third of global LNG consumption.
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  • Contributed by: Daniel Reinbott, Partner, Ashurst LLP
  • Contributed by: Samuel Tan, Senior Associate, Ashurst LLP
In the first part of this article, we considered some of the benefits commonly associated with
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  • Contributed by: Jason Bennett, Partner, Baker Botts LLP
  • Contributed by: Joyce Banks, Associate, Baker Botts LLP
Banning hydraulic fracturing has become a hot topic in the U.S. oil and gas industry during the last few years of the shale boom.
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  • Interview with David Brookes, Director, Head of EMEA Gas Trading, Citigroup Global Commodities
Gastech News spoke with David Brookes, Director, Head of EMEA Gas Trading at Citigr
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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
This is part one of a two-part article - Much of the world’s future energy consumption growth will come from Asia. For the past several decades, the region has been fuelled predominantly by coal and to a lesser extent oil.
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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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  • 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.