Project Progress & Updates

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  • Interview with Matt Schatzman, President & CEO, NextDecade Corporation
The U.S continues to grow into one of the largest players in the global LNG market and it is showing no signs of slowing down.
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  • Interview with Masao Ishikawa, Senior Vice President, Division Director of Technology & Engineering Division, Chiyoda Corporation
Being in the top three of the world’s biggest LNG buyers, Japan is at the forefront of market developments and updates which shape the global gas industry.
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  • Interview with Karl Masani, Director LNG Technology & Licensing, ConocoPhillips
As one of the world’s largest independent E&P companies based on production and proved reserves, ConocoPhillips is committed to efficiency and innovation in the industry.
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  • Contributed by: John Baguley, Chief Operating Officer, LNG Limited
The Magnolia LNG (MLNG) project is an 8 mtpa, four train liquefaction project to be built on an existing LNG shipping canal in the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana USA.
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  • Contributed by: Jarl Pedersen, Chief Commercial Officer, Port Corpus Christi
With the continued exploration of North America’s prolific Permian Basin, and the Eagle Ford Shale, various Y-Grade NGL pipeline projects with fractionation plants are planned to connect to the Corpus Christi region.  These include the EPIC Y-Grade and
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  • Interview with Ludger Hümbs, Head of Market Area Management and Business Development, Gascade
Located at the heart of Europe and an important hub for the European natural gas transport system, Gascade’s natural gas pipeline grid is approximately 2,4000 kilometres long and links customers and suppliers across Germany.
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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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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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The shareholder structure of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) – 
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  • Interview with Ko Ooshima, Head of Project Finance, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
LNG projects are among the largest and most challenging energy projects, requiring billions of dollars – and in some cases tens of billions of dollars – of investment. Few companies can afford to finance such projects from their balance sheets.
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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.