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Gas in Transition, the new magazine by Natural Gas World aims to provide our subscribers with the market information, insight and foresight to make informed decisions in the natural gas sector and in the emerging market of clean technologies.  

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Volume 2, Issue 4 - April 20, 2022

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In this Issue:

FROM THE EDITOR: PUTIN’S RUBLES-FOR-GAS THREAT PROVES HOLLOW

Despite previous words by the Russian president to the contrary, European buyers can continue to make their payments in Euros and other foreign currencies, albeit to a different bank account.

BP PREDICTS FASTER DECLINE IN GAS DEMAND

The UK major’s latest energy outlook predicts faster rates of demand decline than its previous one.

UK’S BALANCED APPROACH TO ENERGY TRANSITION

Industry figures welcomed the emphasis on near-term oil and gas production from the UK continental shelf, but the government refused to confirm any expansions to the national gas storage.

ARAB EFFORTS TO DEVELOP DORRA DRAW IRANIAN IRE

Iran is moving swiftly to protect its interests after Kuwait and Aaudi Arabia agreed a deal to develop a contested gas field in the gulf.

KURDISTAN UNDER THE MICROSCOPE AMID IRAQI POLITICAL LIMBO

Baghdad has instructed Erbil to defer management of its energy sector to federal authorities, but much will depend on the shape of the new Iraqi government.

MOROCCO’S ROLE IN EU’S GAS DIVERSIFICATION PUSH

Morocco has the potential to assist the EU in its effort to cut gas ties with Russia, but that potential is unlikely to be realised in the near term.

WEIGHING UP OPTIONS FOR GUYANA-SURINAME GAS

A private sector plan is evolving to utilise associated natural gas in the Guyana-Suriname basin, with several options now on the table.

FROM THE EDITOR: WHERE NOW FOR RUSSIAN LNG?

Russia has been trying to develop a complete domestic LNG delivery chain, but its efforts still fall short and will be further hampered by its increasing commercial and international isolation.

US LNG TO THE RESCUE?

US LNG in the short term cannot replace Europe’s Russian gas imports. In the longer term, much more is possible, but this would require not just sustained commitment on the part of European buyers, but sustained antipathy towards Russian gas imports. Are either realistic?

EXPLORING THE LNG OUTLOOK WITH SEMPRA INFRASTRUCTURE CEO JUSTIN BIRD

Sempra infrastructure CEO Justin Bird tells NGW that he expects robust growth in LNG trade, but in times of such volatility, long-term contracts are key for underpinning investments in supply.

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: LAKE CHARLES LNG

Brownfield LNG terminal conversions form the basis of the US LNG industry. Can the long-delayed Lake Charles LNG project join the group?

SANCTIONS ONE OF MANY PIECES IN IRANIAN LNG JIGSAW

Russia’s invasion of Uukraine has increased the impetus for a new nuclear deal with Tehran, which, in turn, may open the way for the development of Iranian LNG. However, sanctions are only one element in the equation and iran will remain a high risk investment destination.

FROM THE EDITOR: THE HYPE ABOUT HYDROGEN

Hydrogen is seen as a critical energy carrier on the road to net zero. But new concerns are arising over its own impact on global warming.

BEIJING UNVEILS FIRST LONG-TERM HYDROGEN PLAN

After much hype following president Xi Jinping’s netzero pledge in 2020, the plan is the first to be released by beijing at a national policy level.

EUROPE RAISES AMBITIONS FOR HYDROGEN BACKBONE

The EU sees increased hydrogen production and imports as one of the tools for phasing out Russian gas supply over the coming years, and it will need a stronger backbone network to support this.

EU LOOKS TO BIOMETHANE TO CURB RUSSIAN GAS SUPPLIES

Under the commission’s REPowerEU plan, biomethane would replace about a fifth of current russian gas supply by the end of the decade.

COST UNCERTAINTY PLAGUES DIRECT AIR CAPTURE

However, the IEA sees considerable potential for costs to fall as the use of the technology is scaled up.