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: MaryHemmingsen, Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities, KPMG
Contributed by: ChrisYoung, 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.
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
Natural gas, the cleanest fossil fuel, is seen as a vital resource to meet the world’s rising demand for energy, which is expected to grow 37% by 2040 driven by emerging countries such as China and India.
Japan’s largest electricity utility Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has taken another step forward in its strategy of sourcing lean LNG by signing a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with BP for up to 1.2 mtpa over 17 years, starting in 2017.