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..
Demand for natural gas is rising. Particularly in countries like China, where coal is increasingly disadvantaged due to local carbon impacts, and Egypt, where gas production has sputtered amid disappointing offshore exploration, companies in these countries look to outside sources to fulfill their production demands to meet contracts and continue to compete. While LNG is an option for some, it is often an expensive proposition....Full Article
In this issue, moves and counter-moves are at play around the globe. Russia continues to be on everyone’s thoughts, the U.S. shakes up its review procedure and Australian projects continue to progress
In Central and Eastern Europe, nations continue to react to the increase of tensions between Ukraine and Russia. The German Bundestag is backing E.ON’s talks with other....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