Project Progress & Updates

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  • Interview with Jack Middleton, Manager, Government Affairs, Steelhead LNG
Given the world’s growing demand for more resources that are produced more responsibly, Canada has a great opportunity in achieving a lower carbon economy with the abundance of natural gas and LNG possibilities present.
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  • Interview with Matthew Hamer, Strategic Development, Solaris Management Consultants
As Canada’s LNG industry is exposed to more and more market developments, Canada’s resource potential is starting to be recognised.
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  • Interview with David Keane, President, Woodfibre LNG
With energy analysts predicting that 2019 will be a milestone year for new LNG final investment decisions around the world, it is an exciting time for natural gas.
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  • Contributed by: Lukas Geležauskas, Business Developer, Klaipėdos Nafta
  • Contributed by: Gediminas Jotauta, Head of LNG Operations, Klaipėdos Nafta
The power generation sector drove the gas demand growth over the preceding decade, accounting for half of the total increase in consumption due to abundant supply in mature markets, fuel switching in emerging markets and decline in nuclear generation.
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  • Interview with Stuart Taylor, SVP & Corporate Development Officer, Jordan Cove LNG
The Jordan Cove Project will feature an LNG export terminal in Coos County, Oregon, as well as a pipeline for the transportation of natural gas sources from the United States and Canada.
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  • Interview with Alejandro Alle, Executive Director, Energía del Pacifico
With opportunities in El Salvador and Central America so extensive, the future is full of natural gas possibilities throughout the region.
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  • Interview with Meg Gentle, President & CEO, Tellurian Inc
As the industry searches for alternatives to fossil fuels, natural gas continues to grow, dominating the American energy scene.
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  • Interview with Andrew Walker, Vice President Strategy, Cheniere Energy
Growing volumes of US LNG exports over the coming years will see an increasingly flexible and liquid market with greater optionality for the buyer and more sophisticated ways to hedge risk.
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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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  • 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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Canada’s LNG industry has been a key topic of conversation for many years, with industry insiders asking, ‘when will the time of opportunity finally arrive?’ However, in the past few months the region has reached numerous milestones:
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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 Fred Hutchison, Executive Director, LNG Allies
The CEE region is undergoing a profound change in terms of its interconnected energy market dynamics due to the constant evolution of liberalised energy markets and the need for supply security and diversity.
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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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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
From the Arctic to the United States and almost everywhere in between, there are numerous LNG projects in various stages of development. Gastech Insights asked Susan Sakmar to share which LNG projects she is watching this year.
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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 Strategy, Cheniere Energy
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.