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58 – The Future of Queensland’s #Gas and #LNG Industry

What does the future hold for Queensland’s gas and LNG sector? This was the topic of a presentation I delivered in Brisbane on July 28, 2016, and this podcast is a recording of that presentation. The slides are on Slideshare.net and can be fou...
by Fuel Up! on Aug 16, 2016

What does the 2nd half of 2016 hold for the #LNG industry?

Back in January, I issued a popular (for me) post on my predictions for the LNG industry for 2016. Now that we’re through the first half, I thought it might be amusing to see how I’m doing, and perhaps update my outlook for the balance... The pos...
by Fuel Up! on Aug 14, 2016

50 – The misplaced gloom about #LNG

There’s lots of gloomy news out there about the future of the LNG sector. It’s a bit unbalanced, in my view. Here’s 5 good reasons why we should be ambivalent to the short term challenges, or at least be a bit more optimistic about...
by Fuel Up! on Jun 21, 2016

Episode 47 – Australia’s Eight Gas Mysteries

You have heard of the 7 Ancient Mysteries, about vanished civilisations, forgotten languages, lost tombs and secret treasures? Well, in my various travels around Australia, I a€™m frequently asked about these eight modern gas mysteries of the Aust...
by Fuel Up! on May 24, 2016

Episode 46 – A Summary of LNG18 for Darwin, NT

LNG 18, a global conference about the LNG sector, has left Australia for China, but what were the key messages from the conference? This episode is a recording of a presentation I made to the Petroleum Club of the Northern Territory on May 11, 2016,.
by Fuel Up! on May 17, 2016

Economics 101: Supply And Demand!

In NYC when luxury apartment supply outstrips the demand then the inevitable is going to happen!Read more at...Luxury Manhattan Rental Apartments: More Supply And Steady Demand Negatively* Impacts Rents! Advertisement ...
by The Political Commentator on Apr 9, 2016

Episode 40 – Critical Questions Facing Global LNG

What will be some of the critical questions facing the global LNG sector? The upcoming LNG18 conference in Perth will be the setting for global leaders in this important industry to discuss the future. This rare event is like the Olympics of the LN...
by Fuel Up! on Apr 5, 2016

What questions will get asked at LNG18?

The world’s most important LNG conference is coming to Australia, and with it, the most important LNG producers, the biggest LNG traders, most important LNG consumers, the largest suppliers to the industry, government officials, regulators, ana...
by Fuel Up! on Mar 28, 2016

The misplaced gloom about LNG

Last week journalists and analysts from all over spilled a fair supply of ink decrying the supply and demand problems of the LNG sector. I thought the articles lacked balance and did not paint any alternative views of the industry. So here’s 5...
by Fuel Up! on Mar 20, 2016

Episode 38 – China #LNG Demand Sparks to Life

by Fuel Up! on Mar 16, 2016

When you can find the cheapest flights

Over the years there have been countless statistics and studies to discover you find the cheapest tickets. Well, it seems the perfect time is 24 weeks’ before you travel, but ticket prices vary in the calendar. RELATED NEWS How to save money an...
by We care about your travel on Mar 12, 2016

LNG18: Great Debates About the Future of #LNG

What will be some of the great debates at the upcoming LNG18 conference in Perth? This rare event is like the Olympics of the LNG world, and comes around only every 4 years. This year will prove to be a pivotal one, as the challenges facing... The p...
by Fuel Up! on Feb 28, 2016

Eight Australian Gas Mysteries

  You’ve heard of the 7 Ancient Mysteries, about vanished civilisations, forgotten languages, lost tombs and secret treasures? Well, in my various travels around Australia’s gas industry, I’m frequently asked about these eight...
by Fuel Up! on Feb 21, 2016

Episode 33 – My predictions for #LNG for 2016

It’s customary at the dawn of a new year to make predictions you have no idea will come true. And true to the season, at a recent meeting I was asked whether I thought the price of oil would get to $20 a barrel in... The post Episode 33 – My...
by Fuel Up! on Feb 11, 2016

Episode 32 – Introduction to Queensland’s #LNG Industry

Queensland Australia is now a serious #LNG player, with 3 producing projects. This podcast provides a good overview of the sector and its key challenges.   The state has 6 LNG trains and more than 24 million tonnes of annual production, all fro...
by Fuel Up! on Feb 3, 2016

Is the oil industry really facing Armageddon?

Last week an article appeared in Australia’s mainstream media with the alarmist title of “Oil’s Armageddon”, which, naturally enough, alarmed a few people, one of whom contacted me for my views. Frankly, I didn’t agree fully with the articl...
by Fuel Up! on Jan 31, 2016

Episode 31 – Five Board Level Questions for Big Gas Buyers

What hard questions should Directors on Boards of large Aussie gas buyers be asking? With all the uncertainty around Australia’s domestic gas markets, you would think that company Boards would be posing some hard questions to itself and to manageme...
by Fuel Up! on Jan 27, 2016

Sparks of life in China LNG demand

by Fuel Up! on Jan 17, 2016

Episode 30 – What are Japanese Oil and Gas Companies Thinking About

I recently spent two weeks in Japan on a tour of major Japanese oil and gas companies. I was curious how the nation was dealing with these low oil and gas prices, a shrinking population and the need for significant structural changes to the marketpla...
by Fuel Up! on Jan 12, 2016

What does 2016 hold for the LNG industry?

It’s customary at the dawn of a new year to make predictions you have no idea will come true. And true to the season, at a recent meeting I was asked whether I thought the price of oil would get to $20 a barrel in... The post What does 2016 hold fo...
by Fuel Up! on Jan 10, 2016


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