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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A significant innovation at the Gastech exhibition is a series of free-to-attend theatres dedicated to delivering knowledge, education and awareness of technological innovations in natural gas. 
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Germany utility company E.ON has developed a novel technology that provides a possible answer to a pressing question: what to do with surplus wind-generated electricity when the wind is blowing strongly but demand is low?
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These are exciting times for the LNG industry with new technologies being  adopted for liquefaction and regasification, and as LNG is increasingly used in small-scale applications, particularly in transportation.
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Woodside’s recent decision to recommend floating LNG (FLNG) technology as its preferred development option for the Browse gas fields offshore western Australia is highly significant.
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Natural gas industries around the world will need to spend an estimated €100 billion on new underground gas storage facilities between now and 2030.
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The introduction of LNG in the Netherlands as an alternative fuel for road transport, inland waterway transport and coastal shipping is expected to generate an extra 2.7 billion euros in economic growth and create thousands of jobs between now and 2030
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With floating regasification becoming ever more popular, and floating liquefaction fast approaching reality, the LNG industry has been working hard to develop the technologies needed to transfer cargoes between ships – safely and efficiently.
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Highly flexible cryogenic foams require neither additional vapour barriers nor expansion joints
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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.