More Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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  • Interview with David Dickson, President & CEO, McDermott
A key question being asked in the industry is, how can EPCs deliver new gas and LNG projects in low-cost, low-margin times?
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  • Contributed by: Dominic Ikechukwu Ogbata, Senior Learning Analysis Officer, Nigeria LNG Limited
The panel discussions at the recently concluded Gastech Conference and Exhibition in Barcelona, provided enormous insights into prospects and developments in LNG.
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  • Interview with Christophe Malet, Senior Vice President Upstream & Midstream LNG, Hanas
Until recently, LNG projects have been able to attract long-term contracts which have led to security for both banks and other lenders.
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  • Interview with Rajeev Kannan, Executive Officer, Head of Investment Banking Dept., Asia, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The LNG industry is experiencing a change in project financing. With supplies racing ahead of demand, the market is seeing more shorter-term contracts which are making project financing a more complex issue.
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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: Lucas Schmitt, Senior Analyst, EMEARC Gas & LNG, Wood Mackenzie
The path to establishing an LNG hub is a long one. It has taken more than a decade to build gas hubs in the US and Europe that are liquid enough to generate industry-trusted price discovery for physical and financial transactions.
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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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The controversy over LNG pricing in Asian markets shows no sign of abating, judging by the heartfelt discussions between producers and buyers at this month’s World Energy Congress (WEC) in South Korea.
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Discussions at this month’s World Energy Congress in Korea centred around the challenges of the “Energy Trilemma”– ensuring that energy supplies are secure, equitable, and environmentally sustainable.
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Electricity consumers in Iraq can look forward to some respite from supply shortages from next month when the nation starts to import natural gas from Iran.
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The World Energy Council (WEC) – organiser of this month’s World Energy Congress – provided plenty of food for thought and discussion amongst the thousands of policy-makers, industry leaders, academics and journalists who converged on the South Korean
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Demand for natural gas in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to grow at 3.8%/year between 2010 and 2035 – more quickly than either coal or oil – in an energy supply and demand outlook published this month by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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Europe’s new source of natural gas supply through the so-called “Southern Corridor” took a big step towards becoming reality last month.
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A national debate about energy policy has been raging fiercely in the UK since the leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, announced a price freeze and a shake-up of the electricity and gas industries if his party were to win the coming general election
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South Korea – the fourth-largest economy in Asia and the world’s second-largest importer of LNG – will be playing host over coming months to two of the world’s most influential energy conferences: the World Energy Congress, which opens later this month