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
Gazprom’s sales to Europe this year will be the highest since the 2008 recession despite its insistence on retaining oil-price indexation in long-term contracts, says Professor Jonathan Stern, chairman of the natural gas research programme at the Oxfor
China’s recent decision to raise natural gas prices for non-residential consumers – the first time it has done so since 2010 – is an encouraging sign in a nation determined to increase natural gas consumption as a way of reducing pollution.
Amidst all the fascinated reporting of last month’s unprecedented succession of power in Qatar – when former emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani handed over “the reins of power” to his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani – there seemed to be a gener