Project Progress & Updates

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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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  • 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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As many of the stakeholders in the numerous proposed LNG export projects in Canada come together next month for the Canada LNG Export Conference in Calgary ,
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A moment that the gas-to-liquids (GTL) industry has long been waiting for has finally happened.
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Recent weeks have seen further progress in Canada’s race to become an LNG producer.
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Papua New Guinea has become the latest nation to join the still exclusive club of LNG producers, with its first liquefaction plant – PNG LNG – now said to be running at full capacity.
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Russian gas company Gazprom is preparing to make the first weld on the Power of Siberia pipeline – the 4,000 kilometre backbone of its ambitious Eastern Gas Programme.
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Alaska’s Governor Sean Parnell this month welcomed the signing of a formal commercial agreement between the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada to advance the Alaska LNG project.
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Cheniere Energy has completed the long-term contracting of the output of the first two trains of its proposed Corpus Christi LNG export project in Texas, says the company’s CEO Charif Souki.
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Several of the seven LNG export projects under construction in Australia have reported reaching significant milestones in recent weeks, with the front–runners now less than a year away from start-up.
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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.