Project Progress & Updates

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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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  • 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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Canada’s determination to get LNG exports under way as quickly as possible has been highlighted in recent weeks by several new initiatives – not least a tour of Asia by the premier of the province British Columbia (BC), Christy Clark .
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Sutcliffe, Head of Content, Global Energy Conferences & Gastech
Russia’s increasingly-cordial relationship with China has led to the finalisation of the long-proffered agreement to connect the two countries via a gas supply pipeline.
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US LNG projects continue to pass crucial milestones at an impressive rate, with recent weeks seeing the signing of new sales contracts to markets in Europe, South America and Asia, another world-wide (non-FTA) export licence approval – this time for Jo
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  • Contributed by: Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing & Hydrocarbon Processing
After a delegate luncheon sponsored by Oman LNG, the first day of Gastech 2014 continued with an afternoon panel session on strategies for securing Asia's gas demand, from a supplier-side perspective.
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Freeport LNG– one of numerous projects proposed for LNG exports from the United States – expects to reach a final investment decision (FID) in the fourth quarter of this year, according to CEO Michael Smith.
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UK-based CompactGTL has signed a Memorandum of Co-operation (MoC) to build what could become the world’s first commercial small-scale gas-to-liquids project – a 3,000 b/d plant in Kazakhstan.
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India’s Petronet LNG has taken a significant step towards further increasing the nation’s LNG import capacity with the award of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for expansion of its Dahej regasification terminal.
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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.