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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The potential for floating liquefaction facilities to reduce the cost of new supply projects – or at least to make costs more controllable and predictable – appears to be rapidly gaining acceptance amongst the sponsors of major new gas developm
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The prospect of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology being applied to power stations fuelled with natural gas has come a couple of steps closer with two breakthroughs announced in February.
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GDF Suez and project partner Marubeni have chartered what will be the world’s largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) when it starts up, for an LNG import project in Uruguay.
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One of the world’s first floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) LNG projects has reached a significant milestone with the start of the laying of its keel.
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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.
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Kitimat LNG – the first project to secure an approval from the National Energy Board (NEB) to export LNG from the western Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) – has chalked up another first.
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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
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The various projects that make up the Southern Corridor import route into Europe appear to be on track to take final investment decisions (FIDs) or “resolutions to construct” – effectively the same thing – before the end of 2013, according to John Bald
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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.