New Frontiers & Investment Opportunities

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  • Contributed by: Peter Poptchev, 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
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  • Contributed by: Hannah Burk, Director of Proprietary Natural Gas Products, Genscape
As an ideal transition fuel, natural gas is well positioned to help meet environmental goals worldwide.
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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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  • Contributed by: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Research Associate & Energy Consultant, CEDIGAZ
Cedigaz’s report “India’s vision to a gas-
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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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  • Contributed by: Jenna Wilson, LNG Consultant, CH-IV International
  • Contributed by: Phil Suter, 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.
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  • Contributed by: Chris Down, 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
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  • Interview with Guy Broggi, Senior LNG Advisor, Total SA
Natural gas production accounted for just a third of Total’s output ten years ago, however in 2016 it was recorded at over 48%.
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  • Interview with Didier Holleaux, Group Executive Vice President, ENGIE
Global gas demand is expected to grow, with consumption reaching approximately 4,000 billion cubic meters by 2022.
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  • Contributed by: Edi Saputra, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
In the recent Gastalk webinar Susan Sakmar, Author and visiting Law Professor at The University of Houston Law Centre was joined by Edi Saputra, Senior Expert Gas & Power for
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  • Contributed by: Dr Lawrence Haar, 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.
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  • Contributed by: Tom Haylock, Business Development Manager, KANFA Aragon
Essentially FLNG is attractive as it is possible to build a liquefaction terminal cheaper than a traditional onshore LNG plant.
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  • Contributed by: David Messersmith, Manager of LNG Technology and Services Group, Bechtel Corporation
I have been asked many times over the years how does one avoid making choices that make negative impacts.
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  • Contributed by: Nigel Kuzemko, CEO, Steelhead LNG
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.
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  • Contributed by: Per Erik Holsten, 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.
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FT - Big oil groups around the world have revealed the damage to their operations and balances sheets in the latest earnings season from the halving of the oil price since last year
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In light of recent corruption scandals including allegations of price-fixing, bribery and kickbacks that hit Petrobras, 
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Asia seeks cheaper gas: but how could this realistically be achieved? Have a look at the infographic and find out views of 4 industry experts.