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: Lian Yok Tan, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Given the restrictions implemented by International Marine Organization (IMO) requiring lower exhaust emission of sulfur oxides (SOx), nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and carbon dioxide (CO2), there will necessarily be a movement towards
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  • Contributed by: Ryan Stevenson, Managing Editor, Newsbase
The UK’s natural gas imports from Norway are forecast to increase up to 15% year on year this winter, the National Grid said in early July. In the months from October to March, the UK will likely import between 60-136 mcm per day of gas from Norway.
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  • Contributed by: Susan L. Sakmar, Independent consultant, author and adjunct law professor, University of Houston Law Center
There is no question that Africa as a whole presents a complicated energy landscape with varying patterns of resource endowment, energy consumption, and a myriad of governmental and policy challenges.  Yet one thing remains constant and consistent thro
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  • Contributed by: Lee Nichols, Editor/Associate Publisher, Hydrocarbon Processing
In less than two years, the LNG marketplace has switched from a seller's market to a buyer's market.
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  • Contributed by: Nina Howell, Counsel, King & Spalding
  • Contributed by: Trinh Chubbock, Senior Associate, King & Spalding
In a bid to avoid gas supply disruption and ensure better cooperation between EU countries, the European Commission released new proposals on 16 February 2016 relating to its gas strategy.
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  • Interview with Paul van der Laan, Manager Asset Exploitation & Business Development , Gasunie
In this interview with Paul van der Laan, Manager Asset Exploitation & Busi
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  • Contributed by: Dr Robin Pitblado, Senior Vice President, DNV GL
Most people are familiar with risk assessments used for onshore LNG developments, however, people are less familiar with marine risks and it is useful to review some aspects related to these.  Generally, marine LNG transportation has been conducted saf
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  • Contributed by: Mike Rhodes, Managing Editor, Gulf Publishing Company
Asia consumes 75% of the world’s liquefied natural gas (LNG), and Japan and South Korea have long dominated the LNG import market.
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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.