Consulting Editor: Paula Griffin - Herbert Smith LLP
"Liquefied Natural Gas provides an instantly accessible reference guide for anyone interested in the state-of-play of global LNG." - Infrastructure Journal
"In conclusion, this is a useful and often interesting book." - Carroll S. Dorgan, Jones Day, Paris
Stockholm International Arbitration Review
"Its comprehensive coverage makes the book highly relevant and gives it the status of a handbook."
Subhes C. Bhattacharyya, Dundee University, International Journal of Energy Sector Management
From its regional beginnings, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business has transformed into a broad international industry spanning several continents. The production and liquefaction of gas, its shipping and its regasification and use bring together diverse jurisdictions under long-term contractual arrangements and, increasingly, under short-term trading arrangements.
This practical title, features contributions by specialists in their fields on a range of topical subjects including structuring LNG projects, sale and purchase agreements, LNG trading, LNG shipping, finance and politics. Together the contributors provide a rare guide to the legal, regulatory, political and practical elements of the LNG chain.
Whether you are a lawyer in private practice or from a national or international oil company, utilities business, shipbroking or shipbuilding firm, bank or energy advisory practice, this commercially focused new title will provide you with a holistic insight into the business of LNG.
1. The Atlantic Basin LNG trade
By Juan Marcano & Ramesh Raman from Taylor-DeJongh
2. Structuring LNG projects evolution or revolution in the LNG supply value chain?
By Peter Roberts from Jones Day
3. LNG sale and purchase agreements
By Susan Farmer from Watson, Farley & Williams
4. LNG trading
By Anthony Patten & Philip Thomson from Ashurst
5. LNG shipping
By Clare Calnan & David Gardner from Curtis Davis Garrard
6. Financing LNG projects
By Stuart Salt from Linklaters
7. LNG - a minefield for disputes?
By Paula Hodges from Herbert Smith
8. LNG regulation
By Hywel Jones & Garry Pegg from Hogan & Hartson
9. The geopolitics of LNG
By James R Ball & David Drury from Gas Strategies
About the Authors.