Europe

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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
Long-term contracts for LNG can still be secured according to US LNG exporter Cheniere, who announced a new 24-year deal with Polish state oil and gas company, PGNiG, at the EAGC/CEE Conference
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
Faced with a ‘growing crescendo’ in the media against gas, the industry is faced with a tough challenge to cut methane leaks and develop green gas technologies while keeping costs down to remain competitive.
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  • Contributed by: Vincent Lagarrigue, Director, Trelleborg Fluid Handling Solutions
This summer, President Donald Trump’s announcement that the EU would fund the construction of up to 11 LNG ports in Europe to absorb a sharp increase in shipments from the US sparked a fierce debate among political commentators and maritime journalists
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  • Interview with Denis Korolev, CEO, octolng®
A peer-to-peer OTC trading platform for physical LNG called octolng® focused on spot and short-to mid-term LNG trade has been developed by Octo Trading Solutions AG, a Swiss-based task force of energy market and IT experts.
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  • Interview with Roland Rechtsteiner, Partner, Oil and Gas, Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman is a global management consulting firm that uses industry expertise to help utilities and other energy firms maximise value as they tackle the challenges presented by the energy transition.  
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  • Interview with Andrew Walker, Vice President Strategy, Cheniere Energy
Growing volumes of US LNG exports over the coming years will see an increasingly flexible and liquid market with greater optionality for the buyer and more sophisticated ways to hedge risk.
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  • Interview with Dr Anita Orban, Vice President, Tellurian
With the demand for gas ever increasing in Europe, the market is looking for gas via a variety of import options, pipeline and LNG.
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  • Contributed by: Erik Mouillé, Chief Executive Officer, Naoden
For decades, energy systems have been mainly focused on major plants and intensive distribution networks.
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  • Interview with Doris Hafenbradl, CTO & Managing Director, Electrochaea
Natural gas is competing in a complex and rapidly changing environment, which is why it is crucial for the industry to look at technical innovations which are shaping the energy landscape of tomorrow. 
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  • Contributed by: Antonio Melcón, General Manager, Cepsa Gas Comercializadora
The European gas industry is fast entering a new era alongside global gas markets as the world shifts towards a decarbonised economy.
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  • Interview with Francisco P de la Flor, Director of Regulation, Enagás, GLE Vice-President & Board Member, GIE
In 2017 Europe saw a vast increase in imports due to the European gas demand growing by 9%. This continued growth means that infrastructure must evolve and develop to meet these extra demands.
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  • Interview with Alex Barnes, Governmental Relations Advisor, Nord Stream 2
Following the new regulations which came into force November 2017, improving the security of gas supply in Europe has been a hot topic for the national and international industry.
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  • Interview with Dr Timm Kehler, Chairman, Zukunft ERDGAS
As the EU’s energy mix evolves, the share of natural gas continues to increase from 24% in 2016 to 27% by 2040, as reported in
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  • Contributed by: Lukas Geležauskas, Business Developer, Klaipėdos Nafta
Lithuanian LNG import levels are consistently among the lowest of the LNG importing countries due to the limited size of the Lithuanian gas and by extension, the LNG market.
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  • Interview with Eduardo Perez Orue, Owner and Principal Consultant, Small LNG Shipping Consultants
With numerous drivers leading the developments of small scale LNG projects around the world, the evolving technology could help solve many of the energy challenges in developing and emerging countries. 
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  • Contributed by: Manuel Cordoba Mateos, LNG Supply, Union Fenosa Gas
The Iberian Peninsula leads the European regasification capacity with seven plants in operation, six in Spain: Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Mugardos and Sagunto and one plant in Portugal: Sines.
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  • Contributed by: Paulo Moreira, Economist (PhD Student), Universidade Aberta
There are three major Portuguese ports that belong to the European Core Seaports Network: Lisbon, Sines and Leixões.
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  • Contributed by: Jose M Ruiz Anton, Head of LNG Bunkering Development, Gas Natural Fenosa
From the 1st of January 2020, the environmental regulations of the International Maritime Organization and the European Parliament will limit sulphur emissions to 0.5%.
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  • Contributed by: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Research Associate & Energy Consultant, CEDIGAZ
The EU gas and energy sector is in the midst of a profound transformation driven by decarbonisation, digitalisation and decentralisation.  By downloading this report you'll find out:
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The Central and Eastern European region is undergoing a process of profound change in terms of its interconnected energy market dynamics.​ Inside this eBook, you will
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  • Interview with Fernando Impuesto, General Manager, Enagás Emprende
Enagás reported natural gas demand in Spain grew in September 2017, reaching 26,153 Gwh, the highest September value in the last five years.
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Looking at one of the largest projects in BP’s portfolio, the Southern Gas Corridor is
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Discover more on a variety of areas within Europe's gas trading market to learn about the continuous evolution.