Richard Howley, partner, and Penny Cygan-Jones, senior knowledge lawyer, of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, discuss with their colleagues what lies ahead for the LNG industry in 2018.
January 25, 2018
With the significant growth of North America as an LNG exporter, investors in the North American LNG industry need to find buyers for LNG – at the same time, power demand continues to grow in emerging markets and, post-COP21, gas-fired power generation is perceived as a relatively low-carbon option for providing flexible generation.
September 12, 2017
In markets where indigenous gas reserves already support some gas-fired generation, LNG can boost volumes to sustain larger, more efficient plants, helping to support economic growth and rising power demand.
The LNG industry is experiencing unprecedented uncertainty and volatility. As a result of the economic instability, relationships between buyers and sellers, producers and contractors, as well as governments and producers, have become more fractious, resulting in an increasing number of disputes in the LNG space.
April 19, 2017
The current LNG market has prompted a profusion of different business models, and the prospect of greater availability of LNG at prices that compete with other liquid fuels has prompted huge growth in the number of technologies that propose to use LNG.
The Cool Pool, an independent company established by Dynagas Ltd, GasLog Ltd and Golar LNG Ltd to create the first-ever LNG carrier pool, commenced operations in September 2015.
Profitability in the LNG market continues to be squeezed as prices remain low in a market awash with capacity.
December 13, 2016
Most commentators believe that Brexit, in isolation, is unlikely to have a material effect on the regulation of the UK’s oil and gas industry, including its UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) activities.
November 08, 2016
With large additional volumes of LNG coming to market from Australia and Papua New Guinea (amongst others), the advent of US gas volumes to the export market, and un-contracted quantities from Qatar available on the spot market, there are now plenty of options for LNG importers.
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