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1 day ago
Setting a model for small-scale importing markets, the Jamaican government and its electric utility monopoly Jamaica Public Services (JPS) have worked closely and effectively with a single private partner, U.S.-based New Fortress Energy (NFE), to rapidly introduce LNG within 1 year of the August 2015 gas-supply agreement. The island offers a case study with several specific lessons for both private developers and governments to succeed with minimal delays in implementing midstream and downstream gas projects.
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To meet the growing demand for electricity and address specific issues arising from the significant expansion of renewable energy, the Kingdom of Morocco has decided to diversify its generation mix by increasing the use of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) with an ambitious Gas to Power project. A two-stage development plan:
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Lithuanian LNG import levels are consistently among the lowest of the LNG importing countries due to the limited size of the Lithuanian gas and by extension, the LNG market. Yet, Klaipeda’s FSRU independence utilization rate sits comfortably above the European average.
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With the new tax incentives put in place by the British Columbian government, LNG projects are now beginning to show signs of strong growth and development. As stated by Mr Keane in the Vancouver Sun, "B.C. has a chance to build an entirely new industry that can benefit the province, the country and the world". 
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When it comes to the natural gas in Canada, there has been generally very strong support for the LNG industry from the First Nations, with one First Nations leader stating the industry 'brings hope to members in terms of employment and capacity-building for future generations that come."
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Ahead of the Canada Gas and LNG Exhibition and Conference taking place 14-16 May in Vancouver, the 11th instalment of the Gastalk webinar series saw presenter Susan Sakmar, Author and visiting Law Professor at the University of Houston Law Centre host a special edition.
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It has been a long time coming, but natural gas is finally emerging from beneath the shadow of its big brother, crude oil.  While some of the more traditional participants in the LNG space may still be hanging on to the idea that oil indexation for gas is still a viable way to price it, increasingly their gas marketing attempts are looking like King Canute’s doomed struggle to keep the tide from coming in.
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Price review clauses have long been a feature of mid-to-long term LNG sale and purchase agreements ("LNG SPAs").  Changing market dynamics and recent price volatility has placed additional focus and pressure on these clauses, which have become increasingly detailed and heavily negotiated.
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Demand for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in Asian countries like Taiwan, Korea, China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, etc. has nearly doubled over the past four years, from 17.7 million tonnes in 2013 to 33.2 million tonnes in 2017. This spike in the requirement for the cleanest fossil fuel has been primarily been supported by the Chinese government’s reinvigorating efforts at combating air pollution.
2 weeks ago
With numerous drivers leading the developments of small scale LNG projects around the world, the evolving technology could help solve many of the energy challenges in developing and emerging countries. Small LNG Shipping Consultants provides shipping consultancy and brokering services to assist in truly optimising projects. 
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At Ahart Solutions International, we envision a future where natural gas will play a major role in our energy mix. Advances in technology and an ever-evolving market are the main factors driving small scale LNG.  What is the small scale LNG technology? Generally, small scale LNG could be segmented into nano and micro LNG:
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In both the 2017 and 2018 British Petroleum (BP) Energy Outlook’s the reports suggested that the global LNG trade through maritime routes would grow rapidly, eventually composing half of all trade over the next 20 years. The BP reports and many others show just how strong and dynamic the new natural gas and LNG market is. Trade of LNG grows seven times faster than pipeline trade, and from 2018 all global consumptions could be up to 40%.
3 weeks ago
Although Canada's gas and LNG industry has not progressed as quickly as others, 2018 is looking like it will be the year for new and exciting developments for the market. With new regulations and policies being put in place, gas players are starting to look closely at the upcoming projects and predict how they will help with the growing global LNG demand. 
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As British Columbia introduces a new tax break in the hope to boost the LNG industry and encourage projects to reach the FID stage later this year; the market is showing signs of growth and positivity, leading us to ask, what will 2018 bring to the industry? 
3 weeks ago
As we head further into 2018, the Canadian gas and LNG industry continues to show signs of development; governments are now better supporting the industry and the growth of LNG demand in Asia provides a strong future market for the country's future exports. 
4 weeks ago
As the natural gas and LNG industry continues to adapt to the growing demand, sponsors are exploring new ways to secure financing for the next wave of liquefaction projects. The market is now developing and exploring more flexible and creative pricing structures to be able to offer a combination of short, medium and long-term LNG agreements.