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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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  • Contributed by: Fernando Impuesto, General Manager, Enagás Emprende
With more than 45 years of experience operating integrated gas infrastructures, Enagás has adapted its facilities to an evolving and dynamic LNG market, switching from the traditional LNG terminal model (unloading, storage and regasification and LNG tr
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Thompson, Vice President Energy Research, Wood Mackenzie
When Gastech News asked Gavin Thompson about his views on the main market opportunities for international LNG players in Japan, he said: "While the outlook for LNG demand in Japan looks more challenging, the global LNG industry still recognizes that Ja
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  • Interview with John Foran, Director of the Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Natural Resources Canada
In this interview with John Foran, Director of the Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division at Natural Resources Canada (the Canadian federal energy department), we discuss the Governme
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  • Contributed by: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
The question of whether floating liquefaction facilities can be project financed by commercial lenders in a similar manner to land-based operations appears set to be answered soon. Eni has said it could
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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.  The transformation of the global LNG market combines three key trends:
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  • Interview with Mark Simons, Head of Global Gas Trading, Maersk Oil
Gastech News spoke with Mark Simons, Director Europe Gas Marketing at BG Group about his views on Europe’s gas dynamics, security of supply and the role of gas post COP 21.
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  • Interview with Daniel Nanson, Managing Director – Canadian Corporate Banking, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
In this interview with Daniel Nanson, Managing Director – Canadian Corporate Banking at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), w
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  • Interview with Victor Ojeda, President, Steelhead LNG
Interview with Victor Ojeda, President at Steelhead LNG who spoke at the Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition in Vancouver.
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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
On March 11, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied Jordan Cove’s application to build an LNG export facility