Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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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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  • 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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The long and intense competition to be selected for the first phase of the Southern Gas Corridor gas pipeline route into Europe from Azerbaijan is over.
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Amidst all the fascinated reporting of last month’s unprecedented succession of power in Qatar – when former emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani handed over “the reins of power” to his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani – there seemed to be a gener
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  • Interview with Shigeru Muraki, Executive Advisor, Tokyo Gas
These are tough times for Japan’s gas and electricity utilities, who together make up the world’s largest national group of LNG buyers. Post-Fukushima, the nation’s LNG imports have soared.
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Qatar’s decision to supply five cargoes of LNG to help Egypt out over the summer period will bring some welcome relief to a country facing an energy crisis – but it is only a very short-term palliative solution.
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BG Group CEO Chris Finlayson last month set out a value creation strategy aimed at reassuring investors that the company has not lost its way. Until last autumn BG had been a darling of the stock market for over a decade.
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Eight of Europe’s largest energy companies have called on EU leaders to "re-vitalise energy policy" to address the "perilous situation facing the energy sector".
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Safe fire and gas Ltd (SFG) are pleased to announce that at Gastech Conference & Exhibition Stand they signed an exclusive distribution Agreement with Opgal for their EYECG
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The Russian Government is considering a range of measures to provide greater opportunities for foreign investment in state-owned companies, it was announced today at the Gastech Conference & Exhibition in London.
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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.