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2019-02-14
Interview with FERC: Seizing the natural gas opportunities
Interview with FERC: Seizing the natural gas opportunities

Following the shale revolution in the United States, LNG has become a crucial resource. And, with US LNG poised to play an important role in serving the increasing worldwide LNG demand, FERC continues to issue environmental schedules for numerous proposed export terminals.

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2019-02-13
Strategic impetus of investing in LNG projects
Strategic impetus of investing in LNG projects

We know there’s money to be made in LNG. Take the abundant levels of gas from North America and sell it to the key importing regions, like Asia or Europe, looking for more supply. Pretty simple stuff, but how do independent natural gas producers partake in the upcoming LNG boom?

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2019-02-13
North America’s gas monetisation opportunities and challenges
North America’s gas monetisation opportunities and challenges

Natural gas is growing in importance worldwide and is widely seen as the fuel of choice in the power generation industry. Gas, along with the associated NGLs (Natural Gas Liquids), is being used as the preferred feedstock for petrochemical projects, especially where prices are low or large volumes are readily available.  

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2019-02-11
Railways: The new link in the LNG logistics chain
Railways: The new link in the LNG logistics chain

More than 50 years have passed since the gas industry found the formula to “globalise” the LNG business. This was achieved through the use of tanker trucks, establishing the bases for a small-scale logistics development and short distance and accelerating the gasification process in countries such as Spain, and even exporting more than 5,000 annual loads to Europe. LNG has helped to guarantee global security of supply, allowing it to build up a strong track record with regards to safety, efficiency and technological development.

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2019-02-11
Changing the biofuel landscape with BioLNG
Changing the biofuel landscape with BioLNG

The heavy transport sector is searching for ways to contribute to the energy transition. Although there are many promising technologies ahead of us, there is one that can make a drastic impact today. LNG is becoming one of the best available heavy transport fuels to support the energy transition. The use of BioLNG (Liquified Bio Methane) will aid in further reducing the CO2 footprint and will enable LNG as the future energy source for the long-haul heavy transport sector (trucks and ships).

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2019-02-11
Introducing LNG for inland shipping: Designing the sea-river LNG carriers
Introducing LNG for inland shipping: Designing the sea-river LNG carriers

The continually increasing demand for LNG and the rapidly growing small-scale LNG (ssLNG) market in Central and inland Europe highlights certain deficiencies in continental LNG transport.

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2019-02-05
Diversity of thought: Essential in the new energy landscape
Diversity of thought: Essential in the new energy landscape

Recognised as a champion for diversity and inclusion within the utility and energy space, Sherina Maye Edwards is working hard to further push the conversations in the market and use her position to affect change and positively impact the community.

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2019-02-05
The Uniper Way: Further fostering the topic of diversity in the energy industry
The Uniper Way: Further fostering the topic of diversity in the energy industry

The international energy company, Uniper, believes it is the people who are the most important asset. By introducing the ‘Uniper Way’ as their corporate identity, the organisation empowers individuals to demonstrate leadership and utilise their diverse skills and strengths. Gastech Insights had the pleasure of interviewing Larissa Leienbach, Power Market Analyst, Diversity Ambassador at Uniper to hear more about how the organisation promotes diversity and inclusion and embeds it into their core values.

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2019-02-05
How the energy industry can drive equality and diversity best practices
How the energy industry can drive equality and diversity best practices

Energy UK’s ‘Pride in Energy’ and ‘Equality and Diversity Forum’ were created to look and share experiences from all attendees and external organisations in a bid to drive forward best practices across the sector.

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2019-01-31
Report: 5 LNG Projects to Watch in 2019
Report: 5 LNG Projects to Watch in 2019

From the Arctic to the United States and almost everywhere in between, there are numerous LNG projects in various stages of development. Gastech Insights asked Susan Sakmar to share which LNG projects she is watching this year. Discover which top 5 projects Susan believes to be essential to the global LNG industry in 2019. 

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2019-01-30
eBook: Technological advances changing the natural gas landscape by 2028
eBook: Technological advances changing the natural gas landscape by 2028

We are at a time where carbon emission cuts are high on the industry's agenda and in an effort to face the issues ahead in the coming decades, technological advances are imperative. Gastech Insights asked 19 market experts - "To achieve the climate change goals, what technological advancements will change and shape the natural gas landscape in the next decade?" 

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2019-01-24
UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre launches $2.5 million Natural Gas Futures initiative
UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre launches $2.5 million Natural Gas Futures initiative

New collaboration unites leading researchers with industry to develop solutions for sustainable natural gas development and use.

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2019-01-23
Kwispaa LNG: The next wave of LNG in British Columbia
Kwispaa LNG: The next wave of LNG in British Columbia

Given the world’s growing demand for more resources that are produced more responsibly, Canada has a great opportunity in achieving a lower carbon economy with the abundance of natural gas and LNG possibilities present.

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2019-01-23
Why developers should invest in Canadian LNG
Why developers should invest in Canadian LNG

As Canada’s LNG industry is exposed to more and more market developments, Canada’s resource potential is starting to be recognised. And with some of the best regulatory processes in the world when it comes to safeguarding the environment, key gas players are really pushing to build and develop infrastructure to open up the global markets.

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2019-01-23
What to expect from Woodfibre LNG in 2019
What to expect from Woodfibre LNG in 2019

With energy analysts predicting that 2019 will be a milestone year for new LNG final investment decisions around the world, it is an exciting time for natural gas. The Woodfibre LNG project is the first industrial project to undergo Squamish Nation’s groundbreaking environmental assessment process and is now the first industrial project in Canada to be awarded an environmental certificate by an Indigenous government.

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2019-01-09
Making the East Mediterranean a main player in the gas industry worldwide
Making the East Mediterranean a main player in the gas industry worldwide

At Gastech 2018 in Barcelona, Lebanon’s Energy Minister, Cesar Abi Khalil, revealed that the Lebanese government will be making natural gas the primary source of energy in its power sector by 2030. With natural gas accounting for ‘effectively zero at present’ this is a huge step for the country and an exciting area for the global market to keep an eye on in 2019.

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