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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Jordan is set to become an LNG importer from 2015, following the agreement of a ten-year time charter for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) with Golar LNG.
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The US Department of Energy (DoE) last month authorised a third proposed natural gas liquefaction project – Lake Charles in Louisiana – to export LNG to countries with which the US does not have a Free-Trade Agreement (FTA).
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India’s oil and gas companies are increasingly turning to Mozambique as a future source of LNG supply, following a string of large natural gas discoveries since 2010 that have boosted the nation’s gas reserves to more than 170 Tcf.
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EQUIPPED FOR SCHOOL – Porelea’s elementary school has 125 students and four teachers, including the principal. In total, the school was supplied with 140 conference bags and 120 packs of stationery (Image above)
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Angola has become the 19th nation to become an LNG exporter. The first LNG from its newly commissioned liquefaction project at Soyo – 350 km north of Luanda, at the mouth of the Congo River – was delivered to Brazil last month.
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Recent weeks have seen a flurry of developments in the UK that have started to generate a frisson of excitement that shale gas could indeed become a big contributor to the nation’s energy supply.
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The granting of a LNG export licence to Freeport LNG last month by the US Department of Energy was significant on several levels.
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The recent determination by the US Department of Energy (DoE) to grant a second LNG export project a licence to sell gas to countries with which the US does not have a Free Trade agreement (non-FTA countries) will have been welcomed by buyers around th
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Energy Analyst, dmg events
Introducing the first instalment of the brand new weekly opinion piece by Gastech Insights, The Drill Down. Covering the latest news and the biggest issues in the energy industry. 
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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.