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Volume 3, Issue 21 - November 12, 2018
NGW PREMIUM: GO BEYOND THE NEWS, EMPOWER YOURSELF
In this Issue:
EDITORIAL: GAS ON THE MOVE
Two floating regasification and storage vessels left their moorings this autumn - one in Egypt, the other in Argentina - and not to be replaced by more permanent import pipelines, but by exports.
GAS AS A VEHICLE FUEL IN INDIA
With November heralding the start of winter and worsening air quality in November, the time is ripe for marketing natural gas as a fuel for light and heavy commercial vehicles.
CREDIT RISK FOR GROWTH
Always near the top of the list of countries with booming LNG demand, India and Pakistan nevertheless face serious problems.
GAS CAN CREATE JOBS AND GROWTH
The iea has published a roadmap illustrating how monetising gas can create jobs and growth.
UK GOVERNMENT FACES UP TO GAS SECURITY
After a nail-biting winter without Rough, UK industry seeks better security.
CANADIAN REGULATOR SEES GAS, RENEWABLES GROW
Coal and nuclear generation decline and gas and renewables expand, so shrinking the national carbon footprint.
AFRICA ON BRINK OF UPSTREAM SURGE
But in a continent with such a wide range of geological and above-ground risk, the investments will not be spread evenly.
PETCHEMS AND THE NEED FOR GAS
A major market for gas, petrochemicals are growing, giving producers with cheap feedstock the chance to capture more value.
METHANE EMISSIONS – AND EXISTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS
Methane emissions from well-head to burner tip are a bigger contributor to climate change than many realise. Belatedly, the industry is scaling up action to reduce them.
AS BULGARIA MOVES TO EXPAND ITS GRID, RUSSIA KEEPS THE BALKANS GUESSING
As the expiry date looms for Gazprom’s Ukrainian gas transit contract late next year, Russia is completing Nord Stream 2 (NS2) and the two TurkStream projects to replace it.
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN GAS – PROSPECTS AND IMPLICATIONS
Producers in Cypriot waters are keen to get the ball rolling and bring gas to market – wherever that may be.