From its regional beginnings, the business of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been transformed into a broad industry that now spans the globe. The production and liquefaction of natural gas and its shipping, regasification and use bring together diverse producer and consumer jurisdictions under many different forms of contractual arrangement.
This practical title has been updated and features contributions from leading oil and gas companies, consultancies and law firms by writers who are specialists in their fields. The content spans the latest developments in traditional LNG matters such as structuring projects, sale and purchase agreements and shipping, as well as emerging business such as LNG from coal seam gas and shale and the forced reopening of contract terms. Together, the contributors provide a rare guide to the legal, regulatory, political and practical elements of today's LNG business.
Whether you are a lawyer in private practice or from a national or international oil company, utility business, ship broking or ship building firm, bank or energy advisory practice, this commercially focused and updated title will provide you with a holistic insight into the business and law of LNG
"Review for first edition: Liquefied Natural Gas provides an instantly accessible reference guide for anyone interested in the state-of-play of global LNG."
Introduction Paul Griffin Allen & Overy LLP Structuring LNG projects Joanna Kay Tullow Oil plc Peter Roberts Ashurst LLP LNG sale and purchase agreements Susan Farmer Solicitor Harry O'Sullivan ConocoPhillips LNG trading Anthony Patten Philip Thomson Ashurst LLP LNG shipping David Gardner Energy Transact LLP Coal seam gas/coal bed methane for LNG Toby Hewitt Dart Energy Christian Paech Santos Floating LNG Matthew Griffiths Shell Regas terminals Donna Bailey Chevron Corporation Shale gas for LNG Vivek Bakshi Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP LNG and the environment Matthew Townsend Allen & Overy LLP LNG master agreements Steve Barra ENI Financing LNG projects James Douglass Linklaters LLP LNG disputes James Baily Paula Hodges Herbert Smith LLP Price revision in English LNG contracts Paul Griffin Mark Levy Allen & Overy LLP LNG regulation Garry Pegg Philip Weems King & Spalding