Contributed by: KovidRawat, Research Analyst, Energias Market Research & Consulting
Asia-Pacific is a fast-evolving gas market characterized by destination restriction, orthodox policies and monopolistic domestic supply infrastructure. However, the scenario is set to change as major Asian countries are liberalizing the gas policies.
BG Group is poised to begin commissioning the first liquefaction train at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project in Australia, following the arrival of first gas from the Surat Basin gas fields in December.
With British Columbia’s provincial government having promised to settle the fiscal framework for the nascent LNG industry this autumn – and by the end of November at the latest – Canada’s LNG projects, most of which would be located in BC, are entering
Gazprom’s sales to Europe this year will be the highest since the 2008 recession despite its insistence on retaining oil-price indexation in long-term contracts, says Professor Jonathan Stern, chairman of the natural gas research programme at the Oxfor
Contributed by: Susan L.Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
Policy makers around the globe continue to grapple with issues related to energy security, energy affordability, and an expected increase in demand for all energy sources. At the same time, concerns about global climate change and reducing greenhouse
Interview with PhillipLowe, European Commission, Director General for Energy
In the run-up to the European Autumn Gas Conference in Brussels in mid-November, Gastech News asked Philip Lowe, Director General for Energy at the European Commission, for his views on the policy issues confronting the EU.
The success of Shell’s Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) project – which last year completed its first full year of production – has re-ignited interest in a technology that converts natural gas into premium liquid products, such as synthetic diesel,