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Volume 1, Issue 2 - May 17, 2021
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In this Issue:
THE METHANE PROBLEM
The UNEP report is likely to push the climate change conversation, which has so far centred on CO2, further in the direction of methane.
US REVERSES COURSE ON METHANE EMISSIONS FROM OIL AND GAS
The US is in the process of restoring Obama-era restrictions on methane emissions that were rolled back by former president Donald Trump.
EUROPEAN GAS STORAGE IN A GLOBAL MARKET
April was a shoulder month like almost no other: a collision of many factors, outside Europe’s control, could leave the continent understocked by the next heating season.
ALGERIA’S ARDUOUS SEARCH FOR INVESTORS
The North African state is preparing to implement a new hydrocarbon law, but frequent reshuffles at state energy institutions and clashes with partners risk undermining its investment appeal
RUSSIAN NGVS GATHER PACE
The main hurdle to overcome is infrastructure constraints, but Gazprom is spearheading efforts to expand the network
GERMAN LNG TRUCKS SHOWCASE NATURAL GAS STRENGTHS
Gas in the transport sector will remain a niche market, but with high public visibility, LNG trucks serve as “ambassadors for natural gas,” Timm Kehler, Chairman of German gas industry association Zukunft Gas, tells NGW
INDIAN NGVS ENJOY TAILWINDS
The rising cost of conventional fuels has been advantageous for the NGV sector
TECHNOLOGY: DUAL-FUEL LNG TRUCK ENGINES
LNG truck engines are intrinsically cleaner than diesel, offering substantial CO2 and NOx emissions reductions and a near elimination of particulate matter.
THE GAS-FOR-COAL CONUNDRUM
There is an expectation that the US will jump straight from coal to renewables over the next decade, but this ignores the critical role cheap natural gas has played in managing US coal decline.
COAL’S STAYING POWER IN ASIA
There is a widespread expectation that global coal use is set for inexorable decline. But the timing and extent of coal’s replacement will vary greatly by region, as will the degree to which gas will benefit.
WORLD BANK LEAVES LNG OUT IN THE COLD
The World Bank’s decision to pick winners – ammonia and hydrogen – risks leaving other solutions for decarbonising marine transport out in the cold
INTERVIEW: VINCENT DEMOURY, GIIGNL
The annual review of LNG markets, by the importers group GIIGNL, confirms the direction of travel for LNG: more production going to more customers and on a shorter-term basis
SHELL IS COMING OUT OF ITS SHELL
Shell will not transform from oil and gas producer to renewable energy generator. Instead it will rely on its supply and trading abilities to prosper in the net-zero economy
SHELL’S TRANSITION IN FOCUS
Shell’s recently published strategy outlines what new form the Anglodutch major plans to take in order to prosper during the energy transition.
EU TO OVERHAUL GAS RULES TO FULFILL GREEN AMBITIONS
The European Commission will propose and adopt a number of market reforms this spring and autumn which will signal how it expects gas markets to evolve in the future
GIVING EUROPE A HYDROGEN BACKBONE
The 40,000-km network would be cost effective, transmission systems argue, largely because over two thirds would comprise existing gas pipelines.