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  • Interview with Paul Griffin, Special Advisor, Oil & Gas, White & Case LLP
In recent years, the natural gas and LNG industry has grown from strength to strength and regularly welcomes positive developments and outlooks.
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  • Contributed by: Ryan Pereira, Principal Commercial Manager - Global Gas and LNG, Gaffney Cline & Associates
  • Contributed by: Nicholas Fulford, Global Head of Gas and LNG, Gaffney Cline & Associates
It has been a long time coming, but natural gas is finally emerging from beneath the shadow of its big brother, crude oil.  While some of the more traditional participants in the LNG space may still be hanging on to the idea that oil indexation for gas
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  • Contributed by: Daniel Reinbott, Partner, Ashurst LLP
  • Contributed by: Jessica Ham, Senior Associate, Ashurst LLP
Price review clauses have long been a feature of mid-to-long term LNG sale and purchase agreements ("LNG SPAs").  Changing market dynamics and recent price volatility has placed additional focus and pressure on these clauses, which hav
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  • Interview with Simon Davies, Executive Director, Natural Resources EMEA, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
As the natural gas and LNG industry continues to adapt to the growing demand, sponsors are exploring new ways to secure financing for the next wave of liquefaction projects.
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  • Interview with Ana Stanic, Principal, E&A Law
As the global energy industry continues to evolve and grow, the market is experiencing changes in every aspect; specifically in the legal and regulatory framework.
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  • Interview with Karolina Cegir, Gas Expert, Energy Community Secretariat
The Energy Community is an international organisation, bringing together the European Union and its neighbours to create an integrated pan-European energy market.
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  • Contributed by: James MacTaggart, 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.
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  • Interview with Katan Hirachand, Managing Director - Energy project finance, Société Générale
Ahead of Gastech 2018, Gastech Insights spoke to Commercial Governing Body Member, Katan Hirachand, Managing Director – Energy Project Finance Group
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  • Contributed by: Pipeline Oil and Gas Magazine, Monthly magazine, for the energy industry
While gas markets are currently well supplied, the transformation of natural gas markets from regional systems to more globalised and interdependent markets is creating new security challenges, according to the International Energy Agency's latest asse
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  • Interview with Luca Tonello, Deputy General Manager and Head of Project & Export Finance, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
With LNG finding a role as a fuel of choice in new markets, there has been a significant increase in demand. The most notable increase comes from Asian markets, with China’s LNG consumption dramatically increasing by approximately 35% each year.
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The European Commission has published its proposals for an energy and climate policy framework for 2030, setting goals for “a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy”.
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Years of unrealised ambition to become a major player in global LNG production appear to be coming to an end for Russia.
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  • Contributed by: Latifat Ajala, Marine Market Analyst, Lloyd's Register
Latifat Ajala,  Marine Market Analyst, Lloyd’s Register talks about the Lloyd's Register Bunkering Infrastructure Study at the COTEs exhibition seminars at Gastech 2012.
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European Union leaders worked long into the night last week to fulfil their promise to deliver a climate and energy policy framework to cover the decade from 2020 to 2030 at this month’s meeting of the European Council.
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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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The United States’ Department of Energy announced in November that it had approved yet another application to export LNG to countries with which the US does not have a Free Trade Agreement – taking the total number of non-FTA approvals to five for an o
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Wide regional disparities in the prices of natural gas and electricity are set to impact the industrial competitiveness of countries in Europe and Asia over the coming two decades, according to the latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) from the Int
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Uncertainty over regulation and policy and its impact on investment is the biggest challenge facing gas businesses in Europe, according to polling of delegates at November's European Autumn Gas Conference (EAGC) in Brussels.