Shipping & Storage

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  • Contributed by: Markus Sachsenhofer, Storage Facility Engineer, RAG Austria AG
In the last decade, the underground gas storage business has transformed from the typical seasonal operation model to a more market-oriented operation that allows production and injection of gas at any time of the year.
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  • Contributed by: Renaud Le Dévéhat, Director Business Development, TechnipFMC
In 2006, the first commercial ship-to-ship (STS) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) transfer involving a large-scale LNG carrier and a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) took place.
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  • Interview with Christopher Caswell, Director LNG and FLNG, KBR
Over the last decade, there has been a large increase in the number of emerging markets now importing LNG going from 7 countries in 2010 to 17 in 2017.
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  • Interview with David Colson, Commercial VP, Gaztransport and Technigaz, GTT SA
Natural gas has many environmental advantages compared to oil or coal-produced electricity including the reduction in CO2 emissions as well as other environmental benefits such as a massive reduction of NOx which contributes to a better climate globall
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  • Contributed by: Jose M Ruiz Anton, Head of LNG Bunkering Development, Gas Natural Fenosa
From the 1st of January 2020, the environmental regulations of the International Maritime Organization and the European Parliament will limit sulphur emissions to 0.5%.
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  • Contributed by: Adrian Del Maestro, Director, PwC Strategy&
  • Contributed by: Giorgio Biscardini, Partner, PwC Strategy&
  • Contributed by: Rafael Schmill, Director, PwC Strategy&
Small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG), a niche but nascent industry that is already profitable and scalable, boasts significant potential.
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  • Interview with Chris Clucas, Group Fleet Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
Greener and cleaner fuel, lower prices and the ability to diversify supply, it is no surprise the industry is experiencing a dramatic growth in demand for small-scale LNG.
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  • Interview with Deborah Turner, Director LNG, Simpson Spence Young
In the past year, Emission Control Area (ECA) regulations have driven many decisions and developments within the LNG market and continue to do so.
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  • Contributed by: Carlos Guerrero, Business Development Manager - Oil Tankers & Gas Carriers, Bureau Veritas
Significant events this year have changed the face of the LNG shipping industry. Growing production in North America, Australia and elsewhere is leading to an abundance of natural gas.
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  • Interview with Deborah Turner, Director LNG, Simpson Spence Young
Maritime LNG trade is a crucial link in the natural gas supply chain for many nations where domestic demand exceeds available supply.
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  • Contributed by: Patrick Janssens, Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, ABS Global Gas Solutions
The rising popularity of floating power vessels has the potential for continued growth in the future. 
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  • Interview with Christopher Caswell, Director LNG and FLNG, KBR
Over the last decade, there has been a large increase in the number of emerging markets now importing LNG going from 7 countries in 2010 to 17 in 2017.
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  • Contributed by: Alain Bourgeois, Independent Consultant, Glowake
Looking at LNG as a marine fuel, the IEA, in their 2017 World Energy Outlook estimates the market potential to 26 million tons per annum by 2030. According to DNV, LNG could account up to one-third of marine fuels by 2050.
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  • Interview with David Colson, Commercial VP, Gaztransport and Technigaz, GTT SA
Natural gas has many environmental advantages compared to oil or coal-produced electricity including the reduction in CO2 emissions as well as other environmental benefits such as a massive reduction of NOx which contributes to a better climate globall
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  • Interview with Patrick Janssens, Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, ABS Global Gas Solutions
With many floating LNG projects looking likely to take FID this year and with the FLNG market expected to reach a capacity of 278 mtpa by 2024, it is no surprise that the evolving technology is considered to be a game changer for the liquefaction indus
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  • Contributed by: Rodrigo Moreno, Corporate Business Development, ACS Industrial Services
The LNG market is growing worldwide, with a special focus on gas-to-power projects.
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  • Contributed by: Bill Howe, CEO, Gasconsult Limited
FLNG is being widely considered as a solution to cost pressures in the industry. FLNG eliminates the need for a pipeline to shore for offshore fields and it also reduces some of the regulatory hurdles associated with plants constructed on land.
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  • Contributed by: Alain Bourgeois, Independent Consultant, Glowake
Currently, small-scale LNG allows enhanced access to clean and affordable energy as the global population is soaring, and at the same time, boosts rapid maritime and land transport expansion.
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  • Interview with Patrick Janssens, Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, ABS Global Gas Solutions
With many floating LNG projects looking likely to take FID this year and with the FLNG market expected to reach a capacity of 278 mtpa by 2024, it is no surprise that the evolving technology is considered to be a game changer for the liquefaction indus
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  • Interview with Christopher Caswell, Director LNG and FLNG, KBR
The FLNG market size for 2016 was valued at over US$10 billion and is set to exceed 300 mtpa by 2024, reported by Global Market Insights, with increasing demand for cleaner fuel driving the global growth.
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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: Eduardo Perez Orue, Owner and Principal Consultant, Small LNG Shipping Consultants
Small LNG Shipping Consultants has provided Gastech Insights with a detailed infographic providing the key facts and statistics on the small scale LNG shipping market.