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
Several new producers are hoping to begin selling gas to Asia soon, including those in North America and East Africa, but with Russia entering this market in around 2018 at a competitive price, some may struggle.
The gas-to-liquids (GTL) industry has welcomed the news that Shell continues to seek opportunities to develop new GTL projects – despite having walked away from a proposed development in the US state of Louisiana.