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Flame conference and WECS announce Women at Flame Summit
In order to provide a platform for dialogue on gender equality in global gas and LNG sector, Flame and the Women in Energy, Climate and Sustainability (WECS) Foundation are launching the Women at Flame Summit, being held on 11 May 2020 on the side-lines of the Flame Conference.
Mark Gyetvay of Novatek Interviewed at Flame
Mark Gyetvay is the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, Novatek. We spoke to him about the company’s plans for expansion in Yamal through the Arctic LNG 2 project, the proposed transshipment facility on the Kamchatka Peninsula, and the unhealthy effect of over-politicisation on the natural gas industry.
Qatar expansion and Total-Iran deal put world’s biggest gas-field in spotlight
The giant North Dome gas-field has become the focus of the energy world, as both Iran and Qatar announce major expansion projects. The Arab blockade of Qatar is pushing the Gulf state towards closer cooperation with Iran, which should help underpin development – there is, after all, plenty of gas for both of them.
The World Energy Outlook 2017
The world energy outlook for 2017. Focus in on China, India and Pakistan, Middle East & North Africa, Sub- Saharan Africa with IEG at Flame Conference 2017.
What does a dominant TTF mean for other hubs and liquidity?
"Liquidity attracts liquidity," says Lars Maehl, Head of External Portfolio Management, Vattenfall Energy Trading. What does this mean for other hubs?
What are the new challenges and opportunities for the global gas market?
Tim Gould, Head of Division, World Energy Outlook, IEA speaks live from Flame Conference 2017 about the benefits and challenges that a growing gas market could create.
How much will policy and technology cut energy demand?
"A lot more than you think," says Steven Fawkes, Founder & Principal of EnergyPro about how much policy and technology cut energy demand. He speaks live at Flame Conference 2017.
Will the LNG glut happen in 2017?
Starting with the US export LNG market, Andrew Walker, Vice President, Strategy, Cheniere Marketing discusses looks out into the future of LNG.
Gas in China: air quality or carbon reduction?
We speak to Yao Li, Chief Executive Officer at SIA Energy, about what the biggest factor in determining the growth of gas in the Chinese energy balance is and what steps need to be taken to achieve this.
Fighting gas' corner: Bas Eickhout, Member of the European Parliament
Bas Eickhout, Member of the European Parliament, Groenlinks (Dutch Greens) discusses the benefits and challenges of fighting gas' corner.
Elena Burmistrova, CEO, Gazprom Export: What's next for the Russian giants?
From China's psychological breakthrough to Siberia's abundant gas reserve, Elena Burmistrova, CEO talks of Gazprom Export's opportunities and challenges created with their growing portfolio.
What are the relative strengths of the players in today's LNG market?
Howard Rogers, Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, reveals the relative strengths of different groups of players in today's LNG market particularly portfolio players vs other players.
Convergence of U.S. - Asian - European gas prices: how far, how fast?
Otto Waterlander, Partner, McKinsey gives four major uncertainties to address how far and how fast gas prices will converge.
LNG Exports – A Rare Case of Policy Continuity from Obama to Trump
Whether health care, climate change, taxes or general international trade, it is hard to identify an area of policy in the United States that is not experiencing dramatic changes in the transition from President Obama to President Trump.
Energy Union, Security of Supply and IGAs: Latest developments in EU law impacting gas
Last month saw the adoption of amendments to two key pieces of EU legislation concerning gas: the Decision on Intergovernmental Agreements (“IGA Decision) and the Security of Gas Supply Regulation (“RevseSOS Regulation”).
Energy supplies to Europe: gaining in affordability, security and climate-friendliness
On March 28, the European Commission (EC) sent a letter to the Swedish and Danish Energy Ministers stating its’ position on Nord Stream – 2 (NS-2). The EC confirmed the 3rd Energy Package does not apply to this trans-Baltic offshore pipeline but also expressed the view that Nord Stream 2 is not in line with the Energy Union objectives as the pipeline does not provide an access to new sources of natural gas.
Gas pricing: global convergence
Over the years, gas prices have reached many extremes in various corners of the world, but this could be a thing of the past as an expanding and more independently priced liquefied natural gas (LNG) market helps global prices converge.
Are hopes of a golden age of gas over?
With forecasts on the future of gas varying significantly, Nicholas Newman explores the options.