Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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  • Interview with David Dickson, President & CEO, McDermott
A key question being asked in the industry is, how can EPCs deliver new gas and LNG projects in low-cost, low-margin times?
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  • Contributed by: Dominic Ikechukwu Ogbata, Senior Learning Analysis Officer, Nigeria LNG Limited
The panel discussions at the recently concluded Gastech Conference and Exhibition in Barcelona, provided enormous insights into prospects and developments in LNG.
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  • Interview with Christophe Malet, Senior Vice President Upstream & Midstream LNG, Hanas
Until recently, LNG projects have been able to attract long-term contracts which have led to security for both banks and other lenders.
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  • Interview with Rajeev Kannan, Executive Officer, Head of Investment Banking Dept., Asia, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
The LNG industry is experiencing a change in project financing. With supplies racing ahead of demand, the market is seeing more shorter-term contracts which are making project financing a more complex issue.
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
Long-term contracts for LNG can still be secured according to US LNG exporter Cheniere, who announced a new 24-year deal with Polish state oil and gas company, PGNiG, at the EAGC/CEE Conference
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  • Contributed by: Lucas Schmitt, Senior Analyst, EMEARC Gas & LNG, Wood Mackenzie
The path to establishing an LNG hub is a long one. It has taken more than a decade to build gas hubs in the US and Europe that are liquid enough to generate industry-trusted price discovery for physical and financial transactions.
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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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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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ZUG, Switzerland - Aug 23, 2012 - Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by PetróleoBrasileiro S.A.(Petrobras) for a world-scale grassroots gas-to-
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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the East Africa region holds 441.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
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Energy consumption and demand in Asia is expected to increase by more than 70% by 2035, accounting for at least 60% of the overall total growth in energy consumption worldwide.
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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.