Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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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: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
  • Contributed by: Cyrille Scart, Consultant LNG and Natural Gas, Poten & Partners
The world’s largest project finance deals have been transacted for liquefaction schemes.
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  • Contributed by: Guy Broggi, Former Senior LNG Advisor, Total SA
Article by Guy Broggi, LNG Market Expert. The views expressed are the author’s own, and do not reflect any position on behalf of his company. There will be new LNG quantities touching the markets in 2016, for sure…
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  • Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • Contributed by: Marian Radetzki, Professor of Economics, Luleå University of Technology
Oil price developments over the past 40 years have been truly spectacular, but we believe the period of excessively high prices has come to an end.
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  • Contributed by: Stephanie Wilson, Managing Editor, Asia LNG, Platts
Part 1 - After years of calling the shots, the balance of power in the LNG market has shifted away from sellers, as increasing supply and low prices have cumulated to swing the market back in favour of the buyers. At least for the time being.
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  • Interview with Luca Tonello, Deputy General Manager and Head of Project & Export Finance, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
In this interview with Luca Tonello, Head of Oil and Gas – Investment Banking Asia at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), we discuss the outlook for Indonesia’s oil a
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  • Contributed by: Ashley Pilipiszyn, Guest Reporter, The Graduate Institute Geneva
While some in the gas industry might call today’s situation the “demise of the golden age,” others propose that we instead are in a kind of tug of war, as suggested by some speakers at the 
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  • Contributed by: Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing & Hydrocarbon Processing
At Gastech’s commercial stream, Xianfeng Ren, China Market Fundamentals Manager for BG Group, posed the q
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  • Contributed by: Ashley Pilipiszyn, Guest Reporter, The Graduate Institute Geneva
What is the state of current affairs regarding hubs and where are they headed? What obstacles can we anticipate and what needs to be done in order for these hubs to be successful?
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  • Interview with Tarek Souki, SVP LNG Marketing and Trading, Tellurian
It has been projected that by 2020, North America will become energy self-sufficient and maintain its position as the world’s largest natural gas producing region; and as LNG grows seven times faster than pipeline gas trade, LNG may account for half of
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  • Interview with Chris Hawkes, Safety Director, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP)
The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) provides a significant proportion of the world’s energy to meet growing demands for heat, light and transport.