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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Recent weeks have seen a string of new developments involving proposed US LNG export projects that together up to a significant acceleration of what was already a stampede.
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The potential for floating liquefaction facilities to reduce the cost of new supply projects – or at least to make costs more controllable and predictable – appears to be rapidly gaining acceptance amongst the sponsors of major new gas developm
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The prospect of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology being applied to power stations fuelled with natural gas has come a couple of steps closer with two breakthroughs announced in February.
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GDF Suez and project partner Marubeni have chartered what will be the world’s largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) when it starts up, for an LNG import project in Uruguay.
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One of the world’s first floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) LNG projects has reached a significant milestone with the start of the laying of its keel.
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BG Group is poised to begin commissioning the first liquefaction train at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project in Australia, following the arrival of first gas from the Surat Basin gas fields in December.
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Kitimat LNG – the first project to secure an approval from the National Energy Board (NEB) to export LNG from the western Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) – has chalked up another first.
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With British Columbia’s provincial government having promised to settle the fiscal framework for the nascent LNG industry this autumn – and by the end of November at the latest – Canada’s LNG projects, most of which would be located in BC, are entering
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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.