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LNG Markets

About This Course

The course provides a general overview of how the overall LNG value chain operates from upstream gas production, through liquefaction, shipping to re-gasification and sales to the final end-users. A special focus is put on the market fundamentals of the LNG industry. The course will present: the global distribution of conventional and unconventional gas reserves; an overview of global LNG supply sources, with special emphasis on the role that North America is playing as a new supply source; the U.S. LNG Exporting Approval System; an overview of regional markets with a discussion on the prospects for LNG demand growth and the importance of the established and emerging markets; the dynamic balance between supply and demand; and an analysis of the global LNG trading patterns, main trading flows (country to country transactions), main trading routes (port to port transactions), reloading and cargo diversions.


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Course Staff

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Mauricio Davila
(Course Coordinator)

As Co-founder and Managing Director of EnerChemTek, Inc., Dr. Mauricio Dávila oversees all management activities of the company, including the firm’s natural gas/LNG and petrochemicals technical advisory services, as well as all the web-based services such as an online corporate training platform (EnerChemTek Academy), and interactive databases, market simulation models and polyolefins process technologies (EnerChemTek Analytics). Mauricio has more than 20 years of experience and has been recently a technical advisor devising feedstock and raw materials purchasing strategies for North American petrochemical players, and has advised in four different international projects involving evaluating the global natural gas/LNG value chain from source to final consumer for utilization in the oil refining, power generation, industrial, and transportation sectors in North and Latin America.

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