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: 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.
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  • Contributed by: Yosuke Yamamoto, Process Technology Division No.1 Process Engineering Department, JGC Corporation
The small scale LNG market around the world is expanding, and further growth is expected. Small scale LNG has already been developed for such sectors as bunkering fuel, motor vehicles and peak shaving for gas networks.
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  • Contributed by: Vincent Demoury, General Delegate, GIIGNL – International Group of LNG
Currently accepted LNG custody transfer determination requires the accurate measurement of the volume of LNG in the ship’s storage tanks at the beginning and end of LNG transfer, taking account of ship’s list and trim, the chemical composition of the L
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  • Contributed by: Kjetil Sjølie Strand, Managing Director, LNG New Technologies AS
The shift from coal to gas power generation, adaption of LNG as marine fuel and an increasingly diverse trading pattern of LNG are creating a rise in demand for mid-size LNG carriers and FSRUs.
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  • Interview with Tsutomu Akabane, Director, Senior Executive Vice President, JGC Corporation
With Gastech in only two weeks, Gastech News interviewed Governing Body Member Tsutomu Akabane, Director, Senior Executive Vice President at JGC Corporation on his views on the questio
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By Marcello Cademartori, Omar Zanoli, Claudio Piatti, Lorenzo Zuccarino and Paolo Basso
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  • Contributed by: Luis Gabellieri , Director - Gas Department, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A
  • Contributed by: Alexis Sánchez-Abadía, Responsible for Gas & Energy Processes, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A
Focusing on the market: LNG Small and Medium Scale (LNG S&MS) is a recent emerging market where today its potential is still pending to explode in its full dimension.
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  • Interview with Javid Talib, Vice President - Director, Floating Technology Applications, Black and Veatch
Gastech Governing Body Member Javid Talib, Vice President - Director, Floating Technology Applications at Black and Veatch, has been at B&V for 27 years and has been involved in LN
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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.