Project Progress & Updates

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  • Contributed by: Alex Barnes, Governmental Relations Advisor, Nord Stream 2
Nord Stream 2 will provide Europe with an additional 55 bcm/y of gas import capacity from 2019.
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  • Interview with Dr Anita Orban, Vice President, Tellurian
With LNG continuing to play a bigger role in the global energy mix and with the market expected to grow approximately 5% each year, according to
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  • Interview with Byng Giraud, VP, Corporate Affairs & Country Manager, Woodfibre LNG
By 2030, McKinsey has estimated the share of natural gas in the global energy mix will grow from 22% in 2016 to 23%, d
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  • Interview with Dave Bennett, Director External Affairs, Fortis BC
Global gas demand is predicted to grow 1.6% each year for the next five years, as reported by the IE
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  • Interview with Goran Francic, Chief Executive Officer, LNG Croatia
At the end of 2017, the EU announced the signing of a grant agreement in which it will be contributing €101.4mn into the construction of Croatia’s Krk LNG terminal, which is more than a quarter of the overall cost of the project.
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  • Contributed by: Danila Bochkarev, Senior Fellow, EastWest Institute
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article solely reflect the views of the author, not of his organisation. 
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  • Interview with Paul Sullivan, Vice President - Projects, Steelhead LNG
With a close proximity to Asia, vast reserves and a stable and supportive political environment, Canada has a real opportunity to be a world leader in global LNG supply.
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  • Contributed by: Christophe Poillion, Secretary of the Board of Directors, GRTgaz
The French government has set an ambitious goal with the energy transition, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050.
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  • Interview with Abhilesh Gupta, Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Head, AG&P
Pioneers of efficient, high value, modular infrastructures for the global energy and natural resources sectors, AG&P is now building the landmark LNG receiving terminal in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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  • Interview with Rajnish Goswami, General Manager, LNG Marketing, SE Asia, Indian Sub-Continent & Middle East, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
The geographic location of Mozambique LNG, the country's first LNG park, provides flexibility to pursue various customers; particularly the growing Asian market. 
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  • Contributed by: Jorge Ferreiro, LNG and FSRU Specialist, ANCAP Natural Gas
To get an insight into the potential of small scale LNG and FLNG projects, 
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The long-running dispute over gas payment and pricing between Russia and Ukraine may be coming to and end – or at least a period of respite while the Stockholm International Arbitration Court comes a decision.
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The shareholder structure of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) – 
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  • Interview with Ko Ooshima, Head of Project Finance, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
LNG projects are among the largest and most challenging energy projects, requiring billions of dollars – and in some cases tens of billions of dollars – of investment. Few companies can afford to finance such projects from their balance sheets.
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Two of the pipeline projects that will make up Europe’s new Southern Corridor natural gas import route have taken major steps forward this month – good news for European consumers at a time of mounting concern over the security Russian exports to Europ
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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.
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The sponsors of four of Canada’s most credible proposed LNG export projects are lobbying Ottawa for tax breaks, arguing that it is in the national interest to launch LNG sales into Asia and reduce Canada’s dependence on energy exports to the United Sta
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An LNG export development company owned by Canada’s Haisla Nation has submitted export licence applications to the National Energy Board for three proposed liquefaction projects. Cedar LNG Export Development Ltd.
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  • Interview with Jefferson Edwards, GM - Global Gas & LNG Market Development, Integrated Gas, Upstream International, Shell
As reported by Shell’s LNG Outlook 2017, the future LNG demand growth will be driven by: policy, floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), replacing declining domestic gas production, small-scale LNG and transport.
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  • Interview with Andrew Walker, Vice President LNG Strategy, Cheniere Marketing Ltd
LNG is growing seven times faster than pipeline gas and as such, by 2035, it will account for around half of globally traded gas.
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  • Contributed by: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
If all things go according to plan for the sponsors of the Fortuna project in Equatorial Guinea, three floating liquefaction (FLNG) projects will manage to complete their fundraising this year.
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  • Contributed by: Mary Hemmingsen, EVP and CFO, Northwest Innovation Works
*This article was contributed by Mary Hemmingsen when she worked at KPMG as Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities.