Project Progress & Updates

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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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  • Interview with Martin Houston, Executive Vice Chairman and Co-Founder , Tellurian
With the Driftwood LNG project underway, Tellurian’s vision to secure low-cost natural gas as well as deliver reliable and flexible LNG globally is fast becoming a reality.
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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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  • Interview with Maria Victoria Zingoni, Executive Managing Director of Downstream, Repsol
Natural gas demand is expected to grow faster than oil or coal, helped by the rapid growth of liquefied natural gas increasing the accessibility of gas across the globe.
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  • Interview with Elizabeth Spomer, President and CEO , Jordan Cove LNG
Bringing over 30 years of experience, Elizabeth Spomer has been President and CEO of Jordan Cove LNG for over two years.
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  • Contributed by: Luciano Musumeci, Senior Naval Architect , Lloyd's Register
In 2014 the industry gathered together to celebrate 50 years of LNG shipping.
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  • Contributed by: Todd Peterson, Advisor LNG Projects, Itochu Group
Todd Peterson, Advisor LNG Projects at Itochu Group, talks about the cost challenge to move Canadian LNG projects forward.
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On December 1, 2014, following a meeting between the Russian and Turkish presidents, president Putin and Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller announced that South Stream had been cancelled due to the combined failure of the Bulgarian government to provide assuran
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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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  • 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, Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities, KPMG
For global LNG projects, it is essential that costs are controlled to be profitable at current LNG prices to compete against coal and renewables.