Project Progress & Updates

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  • Contributed by: Lukas Geležauskas, Business Developer, Klaipėdos Nafta
Lithuanian LNG import levels are consistently among the lowest of the LNG importing countries due to the limited size of the Lithuanian gas and by extension, the LNG market.
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  • Interview with Alexandra Ballard, General Manager, First Nations Limited Partnership
When it comes to the natural gas in Canada, there has been generally very strong support for the LNG industry from the First Nations, with one Fir
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  • Interview with Paul Sullivan, Project Advisor at Steelhead LNG, Strategic Co-Chair of the Gastech Governing Body
Although Canada's gas and LNG industry has not progressed as quickly as others, 2018 is looking like it will be the year for new and exciting developments for the market.
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  • Contributed by: Alex Barnes, Governmental Relations Advisor, Nord Stream 2
Nord Stream 2 will provide Europe with an additional 55 bcm/y of gas import capacity from 2019.
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  • Interview with Dr Anita Orban, Vice President, Tellurian
With LNG continuing to play a bigger role in the global energy mix and with the market expected to grow approximately 5% each year, according to
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  • Interview with Byng Giraud, VP, Corporate Affairs & Country Manager, Woodfibre LNG
By 2030, McKinsey has estimated the share of natural gas in the global energy mix will grow from 22% in 2016 to 23%, d
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  • Interview with Dave Bennett, Director External Affairs, Fortis BC
Global gas demand is predicted to grow 1.6% each year for the next five years, as reported by the IE
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  • Interview with Goran Francic, Chief Executive Officer, LNG Croatia
At the end of 2017, the EU announced the signing of a grant agreement in which it will be contributing €101.4mn into the construction of Croatia’s Krk LNG terminal, which is more than a quarter of the overall cost of the project.
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  • Contributed by: Danila Bochkarev, Senior Fellow, EastWest Institute
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article solely reflect the views of the author, not of his organisation. 
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  • Interview with Paul Sullivan, Project Advisor at Steelhead LNG, Strategic Co-Chair of the Gastech Governing Body
With a close proximity to Asia, vast reserves and a stable and supportive political environment, Canada has a real opportunity to be a world leader in global LNG supply.
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  • Interview with Bill Howe, CEO, Gasconsult Limited
Gastech News asked Bill Howe, CEO of Gasconsult, for his views on the most exciting project - in terms of technological innovation - in the global gas industry. Here is what he told us:
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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
Recent global economic conditions, including the steep drop in the price of oil, have created uncertainty for a number of US LNG projects. For example:
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According to Hong Chou Hui, Hui at Bloomberg, these are the top five oil and gas companies that will make a difference in the global LNG industry in the coming years. Do you agree with this list? We welcome and are open to debate.
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  • Contributed by: Per Erik Holsten, Managing Director, Oil, Gas and Chemicals Business Unit, ABB
Per Erik Holsten, Managing Director of ABB’s Oil, Gas and Chemicals Business Unit, discusses the evolution of the floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) market and the next milestones for the first floating LNG facilities to be realized.
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  • Contributed by: Todd Peterson, Advisor LNG Projects, Itochu Group
Todd Peterson, Advisor LNG Projects at Itochu Group, talks about the cost challenge to move Canadian LNG projects forward.
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On December 1, 2014, following a meeting between the Russian and Turkish presidents, president Putin and Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller announced that South Stream had been cancelled due to the combined failure of the Bulgarian government to provide assuran
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  • Contributed by: Jorge Ferreiro, LNG and FSRU Specialist, ANCAP Natural Gas
To get an insight into the potential of small scale LNG and FLNG projects, 
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The long-running dispute over gas payment and pricing between Russia and Ukraine may be coming to and end – or at least a period of respite while the Stockholm International Arbitration Court comes a decision.
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  • Interview with Jefferson Edwards, GM - Global Gas & LNG Market Development, Integrated Gas, Upstream International, Shell
As reported by Shell’s LNG Outlook 2017, the future LNG demand growth will be driven by: policy, floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), replacing declining domestic gas production, small-scale LNG and transport.
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  • Interview with Andrew Walker, Vice President LNG Strategy, Cheniere Marketing Ltd
LNG is growing seven times faster than pipeline gas and as such, by 2035, it will account for around half of globally traded gas.
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  • Contributed by: Melanie Lovatt, Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners
If all things go according to plan for the sponsors of the Fortuna project in Equatorial Guinea, three floating liquefaction (FLNG) projects will manage to complete their fundraising this year.
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  • Contributed by: Mary Hemmingsen, EVP and CFO, Northwest Innovation Works
*This article was contributed by Mary Hemmingsen when she worked at KPMG as Partner, National Sector Leader, LNG, Power and Utilities.