Hart Energy Acquires Zeus Intelligence
Since 1991, Zeus Intelligence has focused on natural gas technologies worldwide, amassing an unsurpassed knowledge-base on LNG and GTL projects, markets and decision-making. In April 2014, the Zeus team joined Hart Energy, a premier information provider to the global energy industry with expertise from wellheads to steering wheels. Read more..
U.S. potential gas-conversion project investment has surpassed $70 billion. A handful of projects have already entered construction, including those producing methanol, fertilizer, and direct-reduced iron. Also, for the first time, developers of smaller-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) projects have announced final investment (FID) on their projects
In this issue, we report that Greyrock Energy announced a FID to deliver one of the world’s first small-scale Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) facilities....Full Article
We’re glad to have you along for another issue of the Zeus LNG Report. Here are a few highlights from this round:
Russia and China signed preliminary arrangements for another landmark deal that echoes the one reached in May. This move is given further context as part of Russia’s “pivot to the east” in this issue’s analysis.....Full Article
Spot Market Outperforms Long-Term Shipping Rates (For Now)
Zeus has found that shipping companies that are handcuffed by long-term charters for their vessels have been impacted over the last four years in the same way that countries, like Trinidad, have been due to the increasing disparity between long-term and spot market cargo rates.
According to the above graph, beginning in 2010, revenues for LNG shippers Golar LNG and Teekay LNG Partners diverged dramatically. In the four full years beginning with 2010, the first year that data is available for, Golar has collected revenues that have ranged from 57 percent to nearly 150 percent greater than those of Teekay on a per-operating-day basis...
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HOUSTON-April 1: Despite entering the liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel market with great fanfare in 2011, global oil and gas firm, Royal Dutch Shell, has retreated in recent weeks from plans to develop production capacity throughout North America. Zeus Development Corporation, an energy researcher that specializes in natural gas markets, has identified five tactics successful suppliers have been using to outgrow the super major. ....Full Article & Download