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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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders – from government, finance, business, and civil society – to a summit on climate change on the 23rd of this month.
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Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto has set a blistering pace for reform of the nation's oil, gas and electricity sectors – after signing radical new legislation into law this month.
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As many of the stakeholders in the numerous proposed LNG export projects in Canada come together next month for the Canada LNG Export Conference in Calgary ,
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Increasing political support for development of unconventional oil and gas in the UK has taken the form of a new onshore exploration licencing round that puts the nation at the forefront of shale gas development in the European Union.
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Alaska’s Governor Sean Parnell this month welcomed the signing of a formal commercial agreement between the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada to advance the Alaska LNG project.
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Cheniere Energy has completed the long-term contracting of the output of the first two trains of its proposed Corpus Christi LNG export project in Texas, says the company’s CEO Charif Souki.
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Wylie Spicer, QC, Norton Rose Fulbright, looks at two key components affecting LNG terminal construction process the TERMPOL review and the Navigable Waters Act. Covering environmental issues as well as pilotage and competence concerns these two pieces
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World consumption of natural gas grew by just 1.4% in 2013, well below the historical average of 2.6%, according to the latest statistical review of world energy from BP. Coal remained the fastest-growing fossil fuel, with consumption rising by 3%.
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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.