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2 days ago
With Shell reporting that gas is expected to contribute over 40% of energy demand growth over the next two decades, it highlights the rationale behind Canada's drive and determination to develop their natural gas infrastructure. Ahead of the Canada Gas & LNG Exhibition and Conference taking place 14-16 May in Vancouver, we asked 17 regional experts "Considering the Canadian gas and LNG industry in 2025, what would success look like to you and how will that be achieved?"
3 days ago
The Iberian Peninsula leads the European regasification capacity with seven plants in operation, six in Spain: Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Mugardos and Sagunto and one plant in Portugal: Sines. This extensive regasification capacity makes it possible to be one of the most diversified LNG markets in the world as well as guaranteeing a strong security of supply.
3 days ago
There are three major Portuguese ports that belong to the European Core Seaports Network: Lisbon, Sines and Leixões. From those, the port of Sines - a natural deep sea port located in the southernmost part of the country - offers the ideal conditions to receive a "tailor-made" supply infrastructure. Sines port displays many major competitive advantages within the new energy paradigm era.
3 days ago
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%. The maritime sector must reinvent itself with innovative and sustainable solutions that enable these demands to be met. The use of LNG as maritime fuel has advantages for the environment: it cuts ambient noise by 50%, CO2 emissions by 25% and NOx and SOx by over 80%.
5 days ago
The EU gas and energy sector is in the midst of a profound transformation driven by decarbonisation, digitalisation and decentralisation.  By downloading this report you'll find out:
2 weeks ago
E&P has become a margin business, with relentless pressure on unit operating costs (UOC) and global competition for capital. Whilst the industry response to the downturn has been impressive, past initiatives, such as reductions in headcount and supplier rates, are unlikely to go far enough and risk being non-sustainable.
2 weeks ago
Asia-Pacific is a fast-evolving gas market characterized by destination restriction, orthodox policies and monopolistic domestic supply infrastructure. However, the scenario is set to change as major Asian countries are liberalizing the gas policies. The ending of long-term contracts has given way to more flexible spot market in Asia. Asian economies are to be benefitted from falling gas prices that provides an incentive for the government to develop gas infrastructure to support gas penetration in the domestic market.
2 weeks ago
Recent trends in world natural gas demand: The year 2017 still highlights the strong competition between natural gas, coal and renewable energies. While the global economic recovery has strengthened, it is estimated that growth in global gas consumption accelerated to 3% in the first three quarters of 2017, compared to the same period last year.
3 weeks ago
With professionals at Stratega East  having operated large portfolios for some of Europe's largest energy utilities, their understanding of the energy community, market integration processes and business relations provides us with vast insights into how the CEE region works and how it could grow.
3 weeks ago
As reported by Energy Tomorrow, the natural gas industry in the US supports nearly 3 million jobs and adds approximately $385 billion to the national economy each year. The Croatian energy industry continues to show signs of development as more infrastructure comes online; providing the region with the opportunity to offer more jobs in the industry than ever before. 
3 weeks ago
As the global energy industry continues to evolve and grow, the market is experiencing changes in every aspect; specifically in the legal and regulatory framework. In order for the Central and Eastern European gas industry to successfully progress and compete with the Western markets, it is essential for the gas players to keep ahead of the changes and ensure they are overcoming any potential challenges. 
1 month ago
As reported in the BP Energy Outlook 2018, the world energy demand is forecast to grow by 1.3% from 2016 to 2040 per year. With all this growth coming from emerging economies, China and India each account for over a quarter of the increase making the two countries essential to watch. 
1 month ago
In the past several years, China’s LNG industry advanced at an unstoppable pace. The five-year average growth rate of the domestic LNG production capacity is 36% and that of the LNG import is 15%. The domestic production reached 10.1 million tons in 2017, up 28% from 2016, and that of import reached 38.3 million tons, up 43% from 2016. By those two simple numbers, China’s LNG industry again shocked the world with its “China Speed”.
1 month ago
Decades of dependence on coal has caused the northern region of China to be choked by heavy pollution without fail every year, directly impacting its citizen’s health and the overall image of the capital.  When President Xi Jinping came to power in 2013, he implemented steadfast measures ensuring his policies made a difference. One of the directives was the call for “War on pollution” which set forward the drive for a cleaner environment. In accordance, a series of initiatives has been set by the government to ensure national targets are met.
1 month ago
As the global LNG industry continues to grow year-on-year, the market is experiencing an influx of new gas players. Despite numerous hurdles, Canadian LNG exports have now come online and in 2018 gas players are confident the volumes will increase. 
1 month ago
When it comes to gas monetisation, Canada is looking for new approaches to remain competitive against the mature exporting markets. NorthWest Innovation Works is a multi-national partnership, committed to meeting the global need of a cleaner source for methanol production. This new technology will not only reduce the global carbon footprint but also introduce new gas monetisation techniques to Canada.