Contributed by: PeterPoptchev, Consultant, Foreign Policy and Energy Analysis
The 2014 EU-wide stress tests established that a year-long Ukrainian transit shutdown does not result in any loss of load in most of the European continent, with the exception of some strongly affected countries in South Eastern Europe (SEE) – “a loss
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: JennaWilson, LNG Consultant, CH-IV International
Contributed by: PhilSuter, LNG Consultant, CH-IV International
Each country has its own regulations which define the process required to receive approval to construct LNG facilities. Some countries have very well defined processes whereas others have limited, if any, definition to their processes.
Contributed by: ChrisDown, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
With the significant growth of North America as an LNG exporter, investors in the North American LNG industry need to find buyers for LNG – at the same time, power demand continues to grow in emerging markets and, post-COP21, gas-fired power generation
Contributed by: Susan L.Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
With the drop in energy prices over the past year, it’s no surprise that merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is up as energy companies reposition themselves to remain competitive in a low-oil price environment.
Contributed by: Dr LawrenceHaar, Senior Research Fellow, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies And Research Centre
Although the 2015 sharp correction to prices in global energy markets has produced challenges for both producers and consumers, certain long term trends in how exposures to petroleum and natural gas markets may be managed should be noted.
As countries around the world look to meet the energy needs of their growing economies and populations, the increasingly preferred option, thanks to its combined benefits of reduced costs and reduced emissions is liquefied natural gas.
Contributed by: Per ErikHolsten, Managing Director, Oil, Gas and Chemicals Business Unit, ABB
Per Erik Holsten, Managing Director of ABB’s Oil, Gas and Chemicals Business Unit, discusses the evolution of the floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) market and the next milestones for the first floating LNG facilities to be realized.