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Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) 

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is venturing into new territory as it approaches an unprecedented wave of expansion. While there are technical challenges, more important are the non-technical challenges, including budget and project overruns, a limited pool of skilled labor, high capital costs, competition from other projects, pricing, increased regulatory burden, complex contractor relationships, infrastructure and supply chain issues, and insufficient 'big picture' government engagement.

Delivering new LNG projects successfully requires strategic project framing from the start, strong governance, holistic operating models, creating a risk management culture, proactive internal and external stakeholder management and alignment, supply chain planning, as well as ensuring regulatory and human resource considerations are central.


 Publications


Floating LNG: Revolution and evolution for the global industry?

After a lengthy period of R&D starting in the 1970s, floating LNG (FLNG) plants are on the verge of entering service, with five due to begin operations between 2015-19. Sixteen other FLNG projects have been announced as probable and 21 as possible.

A new era in energy: Emerging global trends

The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake shook Japan’s energy landscape and security apparatus. Three years on and contributing to a Japanese business paper, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun and a panel of KPMG Energy & Natural Resources partners in Japan discuss the various changes, challenges and opportunities.

Major LNG projects: Navigating the new terrain

The LNG industry is approaching an unprecedented wave of expansion as new projects in Western Canada, the US Gulf Coast and East Africa pose technical challenges, but more importantly -- non-technical challenges.

Next Wave: Continuous Monitoring and Compliance

Transforming a region or even a small country by building an LNG plant, sub-sea pipeline, high-voltage transmission line or nuclear power plant is a powerful motivator that attracts the best and brightest professionals in the construction industry.

KPMG Oil & Gas Outlook

The KPMG Outlook 2014 reviews these changes and what they might mean for producers, service companies, and investors in the oil and gas space.

A leader in the Oil & Gas Industry

KPMG Global Oil & Gas practice assists major organizations in the oil and gas industry to respond to industry trends across many regions worldwide.

Changing the Geopolitics of Oil: Growing trade interdependence between the Gulf and Asia

Oil trade and investment between the Gulf and Asia are becoming mutually strategic; report focuses on pressing economic and other challenges the region faces.

KPMG’s Focus on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in Southern and Eastern Africa

Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) is a key component of the global energy supply mix and it is a core strategic focus area for global oil and gas companies.

Gas – above the ground

The International Gas Union launched its World LNG Report 2013 in August. Here are some relevant extracts from that report for companies in the Asia Pacific region.
 

 Events


KPMG Global Energy Institute 4th Cocktail Reception: “Singapore – as an LNG hub"

The Global Energy Institute inaugural event in Tokyo presented the latest insights on Singapore as an LNG hub including challenges and opportunities faced by the ASEAN regions.

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