The Competition between Russian Gas and US LNG Séminaire & Table ronde
The United States (US) are currently ramping up exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and new export projects are being developed. President Trump’s energy dominance and trade deficit reduction policy relies strongly on promoting US LNG exports. At the same time, Gazprom has been strengthening its position in key EU markets where 75% of LNG import capacities are unused.
Whereas Gazprom is slow in developing its LNG export potential while progressing with Power of Siberia to China, Novatek and its partners have successfully developed Yamal LNG and plans another large export project that would turn Russia into the world’s top LNG exporters. Can US LNG displace some Russian gas in Europe or will Russian LNG displace Russian pipeline gas? Is there a competition between the next generation of US LNG investments and Russian pipeline and LNG projects? What are the perspectives for Gazprom and Russia’s private sector? What are the implications for European and Asian importers?
These fundamental issues will be addressed in this breakfast discussion gathering leading analysts, experts and stakeholders of the gas industry.
Introduction: Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Ifri Centre for Energy
U.S. LNG: project developments and export perspectives to Europe, Leslie Palti-Guzman, President, Gas Vista LLC, Washington
The role and perspectives of Russia’s private sector in LNG exports, Alex Fak, Independent Analyst (Moscow), former Senior Equity Analyst, Sberbank CIB
Discussant: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Associate Fellow, Ifri Centre for Energy
The brekfast discussion will be in English.
For more information on the debate, please contact Cécile De Cordier : firstname.lastname@example.org
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