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: Vagif Sharifov, Oil Price Analyst & Expert in Energy Markets, Trend News Agency
Iran intends to enter an unequal battle for the European gas markets – albeit without pipelines. Europe has promised to buy all the gas available amid falling local production and increasing gas demand.
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  • Contributed by: Theodore Michael, LNG Analyst, Genscape
Image: Genscape’s visual camera confirms Asia Vision loading Cheniere’s first LNG cargo.
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  • Interview with Martin Houston, Executive Vice Chairman and Co-Founder , Tellurian
In an international energy industry career spanning 34 years Martin Houston, Co-founder of Tellurian Investments, has conducted business in over 40 countries, managing all forms of enterprise.
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  • Interview with Andree Stracke, Chief Commercial Officer Origination and Gas Supply, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
Gastech News: What is the outlook for European gas trading and pricing?
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  • Contributed by: Riccardo Rossi, Former Regulatory Affairs Manager, Gazprom Marketing & Trading
Some of the missing pieces of the regulatory jigsaw affecting energy trading have been revealed, but there are still important aspects that cause uncertainty.
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  • Interview with David Thomas, Head of LNG, Vitol
Gastech News: What is the outlook for LNG pricing and trading in Europe?
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  • Contributed by: Lennart Luten, Director, Galway Group
  • Contributed by: Matthew Tan, Managing Director, Galway Group - Singapore
During the last quarter of 2014, ENGIE and Chubu Electric signed an HOA for the supply of 20 LNG cargoes, reportedly linked to Asian spot prices. The approximately 1.2 million tons of LNG is sourced from the ENGIE global supply portfolio.
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  • Interview with Andrew Seck, Regional Head of LNG, Asia, Uniper Global Commodities SE
In light of the upcoming Gas Indonesia Summit, we asked Andrew Seck, Regional Head of LNG, Asia at Uniper Global Commodities SE for his views on Indonesia’s gas and LNG market.
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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.