Contracting, Pricing and Trading

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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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  • 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 Jason Bennett, Partner, Baker Botts LLP
In this exclusive interview with Jason Bennett, Partner, Deputy Department Chair, Global Projects Group at Baker Botts, we discuss the evolving dynamics of
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  • Contributed by: Lennart Luten, Director, Galway Group
It has become clear that for many LNG producers, majors and certain export projects alike, the coming couple of years will be a testing time.
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  • Interview with Chong Zhi Xin, Principal Analyst for Asia Gas and Power, Wood Mackenzie
The arrival of new commodities traders dealing in LNG has caused a shift in the LNG market.  Trading entities tend to be more responsive when it comes to meeting changing buyer demands.  So what role will this play in the development of LNG hubs in Asi
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  • Interview with Denis Bonhomme, Senior Vice President Business Development Asia, ENGIE Global LNG
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  • Contributed by: Theodore Michael, LNG Analyst, Genscape
Europe continues the process of physically integrating its gas networks. The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) intends to complete its integration into the PEGAS trading system end of 2016. Ushering in a new era of transcontinental trading.
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  • Contributed by: Rita Huang, Information Director – Senior Analyst, ICIS - China
China’s natural gas apparent consumption increased by 10.89% from a year ago to 109bn cubic metres in the first half of 2016, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
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  • Interview with David Morris, Lead LNG Originator - Asia, Uniper Global Commodities
In this interview with David Morris, Lead LNG Originator at Asia 
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  • Contributed by: Riccardo Rossi, Former Regulatory Affairs Manager, Gazprom Marketing & Trading
Final clarity is still pending one year after the publication of the draft secondary rules on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
LNG project developers are looking for innovative ways to secure financing as long-term sales contracts that traditionally underpinned borrowing are becoming harder to procure.
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
US natural gas stocks are at their lowest level since 2005, leaving the market easily spooked by spells of cold weather as the injection season draws to a close at the end of October.
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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.