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Therese Robinson

Therese Robinson started her energy career in London covering international oil and gas markets. She was managing editor-Europe at Platts, director of Standard & Poor’s Credit Ratings division, and managing editor at UK consultancy, Gas Strategies. She also served as business development and crude editor for Argus. As both project director and managing editor, she launched Natural Gas Daily for Interfax Energy Services. She is from New England.

Singapore Plans for Second LNG Import Terminal to Secure Power Generation 

Singapore Plans for Second LNG Import Terminal to Secure Power Generation 

Singapore’s plan for a second LNG terminal by the end of the decade is forecast to meet almost all of the country’s power generation, and it could help extend Singapore’s role as a key trading hub for the super-chilled fuel. Although peak utilization was only at 60% this year at Singapore’s Jurong import terminal, concerns…

November 14, 2023
EU Considers Extending Natural Gas Price Cap as Supply Concerns Persist

EU Considers Extending Natural Gas Price Cap as Supply Concerns Persist

Despite record high European Union (EU ) natural gas storage levels and lower prices, the bloc’s executive arm may extend an emergency limit on the cost of gas that was implemented earlier this year to avoid any potential price hikes this winter. The European Commission (EC) is reportedly considering an extension as an investigation of…

October 27, 2023
Algerian Natural Gas Exports Surge, Providing Additional Supply Cushion for Europe

Algerian Natural Gas Exports Surge, Providing Additional Supply Cushion for Europe

Algeria is keeping its promise to supply Europe with additional natural gas as the continent continues replacing Russian imports.  Algeria LNG exports reached record highs during the first nine months of this year, increasing 35% year-over-year to 9.94 million tons (Mt), according to Kpler data.  Algeria liquefied natural gas exports are being supported by a…

October 25, 2023
Gazprom’s Plans for Reviving Russian Natural Gas Production Challenged by Financing, Competition

Gazprom’s Plans for Reviving Russian Natural Gas Production Challenged by Financing, Competition

Future prospects for Russia’s largest natural gas producer, Gazprom PJSC, are challenging as it works to outpace both foreign sanctions and domestic competition from independent firms. Unhappy over the Kremlin granting an LNG export license to Russia’s second largest natural gas producer, PAO Novatek, Gazprom told Russian regulator’s the Murmansk liquified natural gas project would…

October 20, 2023
Russian, Australian Supply Uncertainty Drives Japanese to Diversify LNG Suppliers

Russian, Australian Supply Uncertainty Drives Japanese to Diversify LNG Suppliers

Japan is looking to further diversify its LNG supply to shore up energy security as sanctions against Russian terminals, labor strikes in Australia and now a conflict in the Middle East, provide more threats for the global LNG market. “The Group of Seven (G7) Partners are committed to working jointly to deny Russia future energy…

October 17, 2023
Initial Phase of New EU Carbon Import Tax Not Expected to Impact Natural Gas

Initial Phase of New EU Carbon Import Tax Not Expected to Impact Natural Gas

Natural gas is not included in the initial phase of the world’s first carbon import tax in the European Union (EU) that kicked off this month, but plans to start charging tariffs on specific imports by 2026 has raised political and economic issues for companies in and outside of the bloc. The first round of…

October 13, 2023
‘Time Is Running Out’ on Colombia Natural Gas Market as Supply Shortfall Looms

‘Time Is Running Out’ on Colombia Natural Gas Market as Supply Shortfall Looms

Colombia needs to expand domestic natural gas production and/or add more LNG import capacity to avoid a potential gas supply deficit, energy experts are warning. “Currently, Colombia is on course to run short of domestic gas this decade, with a gap between gas supply, including import capacity, and demand of 560 MMcf/d projected for 2030,”…

October 11, 2023
Lack of Investor Interest Inhibits Colombia’s Plan to Boost LNG Imports 

Lack of Investor Interest Inhibits Colombia’s Plan to Boost LNG Imports 

Colombia needs more natural gas imports to meet growing power demand as El Niño-influenced weather conditions have resulted in water shortages, necessitating a shift away from hydroelectricity. The trend has put pressure on already constrained gas supplies in the country. But a recent proposal to add import capacity with a second LNG terminal received only…

October 3, 2023
Developing Path for More Eastern Mediterranean Natural Gas to Reach Europe Could Take Years

Developing Path for More Eastern Mediterranean Natural Gas to Reach Europe Could Take Years

Israel continues to review which transportation route is best to export natural gas to Europe, with a final decision on the path expected sometime next year.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Cyprus’ President Nikos Christodoulides to discuss how to get more natural gas to Europe. Netanyahu…

September 29, 2023
Germany Seeking LNG Delivery Obligations to Ensure Security of Supply

Germany Seeking LNG Delivery Obligations to Ensure Security of Supply

Germany wants to secure the delivery of future LNG supply contracts for its floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) with a contractual delivery obligation to guarantee security of supply for at least 50% of the capacity offered in a series of auctions starting next month. Many liquified natural gas supply contracts do not have a…

September 27, 2023
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