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Supply & Demand

Coping with Asia’s impending supply glut

Oman LNG CEO Brian Buckley spoke to Interfax at the LNG Outlook Australasia conference in Perth on Tuesday about Asian demand and concerns of a supply glut, talks over Iranian imports to Oman and the prospect for domestic tight gas.

30 November 2011
Companies & Finance

The Arab Spring is far from over

Menas Associates’ Charles Gurdon talks to Interfax about the Arab Spring and its impact on the oil and gas industry.

16 November 2011
Policy & Regulation

The story behind ‘fracking’ earthquakes

Alice Walker, principal seismologist at the British Geological Survey, explains why hydraulic fracturing at Cuadrilla Resources’ Preese-Hall-1 well in Lancashire caused tremors felt by local residents.

9 November 2011
Exploration & Production

Meeting Middle Eastern gas demand

With gas demand across the Middle East rising, the EIU’s Peter Kiernan discusses how the region will meet its fuel needs.

2 November 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Q&A: Harry Sachinis, CEO of DEPA

Interfax talks to Harry Sachinis, Chairman and CEO of Greece’s Public Gas Corporation (DEPA), about the prospect of bringing Caspian gas to Europe via the planned 10 billion cubic metres per year Turkey-Greece-Italy (ITGI) pipeline.

19 October 2011
Companies & Finance

Energy resilience amid economic turmoil

Marc Hammerson, formerly the head of energy at law firm Stephenson Harwood, has joined the energy practice at Dewey & LeBoeuf. James Batty caught up with him to ask about his current thinking on the m

5 October 2011

Negative margins for gas-fired power will not last

Harald Thaler, Industry Director at Frost & Sullivan, talks to Andreas Walstad about the future of gas in Europe's power generation mix.

12 September 2011
Supply & Demand

Chance gas glut will last longer than 2015 – EUCER’s Frank Umbach

Interfax speaks to Frank Umbach, an Associate Director at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security King’s College London, about how revolution in Egypt and Libya has impacted European en

9 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Financial turmoil mars outlook for energy projects

Christine Schweikert, energy economist at Germany’s BHF Bank, talks about the risk of a second recession and its potential impact on energy projects.

2 September 2011
Supply & Demand

What’s next for European gas trading and supply?

Howard Rogers, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, speaks to Interfax about the outlook for European gas markets and supply.

1 September 2011
Policy & Regulation

UK electricity market reform – what does it mean for gas?

Gas will continue to play a central role in UK energy policy but with the introduction of CCS, its longer term future is uncertain.

1 August 2011
Companies & Finance

Interview: VTB Capital's Colin Smith

Colin Smith, chief commodity strategist at Russian investment bank VTB Capital, spoke exclusively to Interfax about his views on the global gas market. The wide-ranging discussion includes his outlook on the future of oil-linked gas contracts in Europe, as well as estimates of Chinese gas demand growth, which promises to be one of the largest growth drivers in the market this decade.

18 July 2011

Interview: Songas' Chris Ford

Chris Ford, MD of Songas talks to Interfax exclusively about the role Globeleq has played in East Africa and the opportunity for investment in the region.

27 June 2011
Novatek CEO Leonid Mikhelson LNG

Interview: Novatek’s CEO Leonid Mikhelson

CEO of Novatek, Leonid Mikhelson, discusses Novatek’s Yamal-LNG project, among other issues.

20 June 2011

Interview: Iraqi electricity ministry’s Ala’a Zamil

The head of independent power projects (IPPs) at Iraq’s ministry of electricity ministry, Ala’a Zamil, talks to Interfax at MEED’s 2011 Iraq power and gas projects conference.

15 June 2011

Interview: BG Group's Martin Houston (Part II)

Martin Houston, the executive director, executive vice-president and managing director of Americas and Global LNG at BG Group, discusses the company’s continued growth within the US domestic market and the possibility of exporting from the Lake Charles facility in Louisiana.

8 June 2011

Interview: BG Group's Martin Houston (Part I)

Martin Houston, executive director, executive vice-president and managing director of Americas and Global LNG at BG Group, discusses equipment and labour constraint pressures in Queensland, Australia, the potential of major LNG supply shortfall by 2020, and the evolution of the LNG industry towards a more highly traded spot market.

27 May 2011
Policy & Regulation

Interview: David Sharp, senior consultant at INDECS

David Sharp, senior consultant at energy insurance consultancy, INDECS discusses the impact the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has had on the insurance market, the key insurance risks of drilling in environmentally sensitive areas and how insurers are coping with the spate of global natural disasters that have taken place over the past few mont

25 May 2011
EU Energy Policy

Interview: ACER's Walter Boltz

Walter Boltz discusses the steps towards greater transparency in gas markets and the impact they will have on medium to long-term investment in the European gas industry.

20 May 2011
Exploration & Production

Interview: Iraq Energy Institute's Luay Al Khatteeb

IEA's Luay Al Khatteeb discusses the challenges of closing a $12 billion deal which will culminate in capturing flared gas from Iraq’s southern oil fields.

20 May 2011

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