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The top 10 issues facing the LNG industry in 2012

King & Spalding LLP | USA | March 1 2012

Already witness to a number of changes in recent years, the global LNG industry in 2012 is likely to see further changes as unconventional LNG export projects begin to come on line, new countries begin LNG imports, and new gas discoveries make export projects possible in new regions of the globe.

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The impact of us LNG exports on the Asian LNG markets

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Asia-Pacific, USA | May 14 2014

The recent approval of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal by the US Department of Energy (DOE) represents another step

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The impact of US LNG exports on the Asian LNG markets

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Asia-Pacific, USA | June 9 2014

The recent approval of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal by the US Department of Energy (DOE) represents another step

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How Latin American LNG markets and U.S. exports are reshaping the LNG market

King & Spalding LLP | Central & South America, USA | May 8 2015

Traditionally, long-term take-or-pay “ToP” LNG sale and purchase agreements (“LNG SPAs”) provide the foundation for the development of an LNG export

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Opportunities for Japanese investment in US unconventional resource development

Latham & Watkins LLP | Japan, USA | October 10 2013

Success in developing gas from shales has resulted in an overabundance of supply, which in turn has had a significant downward effect on the

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Impact of declining oil prices issue 5: liquefied natural gas

Hogan Lovells | USA | April 1 2015

After a sustained period of four or five years with the Brent Crude index above US$100, oil prices have fallen dramatically since the summer of 2014

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LNG: from nice fuel to regional commodity

King & Spalding LLP | USA | October 4 2011

The first fifty years of LNG has seen a remarkable evolution as the LNG trade evolves to meet the varying demands of buyers around the globe.

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Gas generation shift still questionable

Mayer Brown LLP | USA | September 19 2012

The ideal mix of energy sources for generating power in the United States has long been debated.

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Issues relating to exporting shale-based hydrocarbons from the United States

Clifford Chance LLP | USA | January 31 2013

The recent headlines regarding U.S. energy production have been remarkable. In Its World Energy Outlook 2012,1 the International Energy Association

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LNG quality specifications: risks and challenges

Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | July 30 2014

Natural gas is composed primarily of methane, with varying elements of ethane, propane, butane and the progressively heavier hydrocarbons. Small

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Third party tolling agreements

King & Spalding LLP | USA | March 6 2014

With North America being the region of current focus as a result of the many LNG export projects that have access to North America grid gas, third

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North America: dash to liquefaction

Baker Botts LLP | Canada, USA | June 10 2013

North America has seen nothing short of a revolution in natural gas production over the last several years. While in 2005 the US Energy Information

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This week in hydraulic fracturing

Sidley Austin LLP | USA | June 15 2013

The U.S. Forest Service announced that it would issue a final regulation by the end of June which would prohibit the use of horizontal drilling within

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Washington energy update: November 2013

White & Case LLP | USA | November 21 2013

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated its guidance for “advanced nuclear power facilities” that can claim the 1.8 cents-per-kilowatt-hour

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US LNG exports to Japan

Latham & Watkins LLP | Japan, USA | September 30 2012

Most US free trade agreements (FTAs) provide for “national treatment” of liquified natural gas (LNG) exports, which means that exports from the US to FTA countries must be approved without delay by the US Department of Energy (DOE) under Section 3 of the US Natural Gas Act.

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UK looks to us for LNG imports: US regulatory approvals required

King & Spalding LLP | USA | September 3 2013

UK energy providers have signed deals to buy LNG from the Sabine Pass and nearby Golden Pass LNG export facilities in the US. The supply of LNG from

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Drafting lessons from the "deliver-or-pay wars" of the Southern Cone

King & Spalding LLP | Central & South America, USA | June 3 2014

The increase of domestic gas ("domgas") obligations imposed by Host States in pipeline gas or LNG export projects has become a trend in the

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