Contributed by: RyanPereira, Principal Commercial Manager - Global Gas and LNG, Gaffney Cline & Associates
Contributed by: NicholasFulford, 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
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
Contributed by: JamesMacTaggart, 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.
Contributed by: PipelineOil 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
Interview with LucaTonello, 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.
Spurred on by the challenges of growing urbanisation and concern over appalling pollution levels in much of the country, the Chinese government has just announced that it expects natural gas supply to reach 420 Bcm/year by 2020 to meet fast-rising dema
Last month’s report on climate change mitigation strategies from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) contains several crucial messages for the gas industry and its likely future over the medium and long term – some positive and some
US LNG projects continue to pass crucial milestones at an impressive rate, with recent weeks seeing the signing of new sales contracts to markets in Europe, South America and Asia, another world-wide (non-FTA) export licence approval – this time for Jo
Interview with Professor JonathanStern, Distinguished Research Fellow and Founder, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies
The Ukraine crisis has highlighted Russia’s importance as an energy exporter. A third of Europe’s gas comes from Russia, which is also seen as a major potential supply source by Asian markets – not least China.
The first debate by European Union leaders on the proposed new framework for energy and climate policy to 2030 – which took place during the European Council meeting in Brussels last month – was rather overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis.
Interview with TarekSouki, 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