IHS Markit Visits GECF Headquarters
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Secretariat received Mr. Michael Stoppard, Vice President and Chief Strategist for Global Gas (IHS Markit) and Mr. Ahmed Salem, Director of Energy and Natural Resources (IHS Markit Middle East) at its offices in Doha yesterday.
Mr. Dmitry Sokolov, Head of the GECF’s Energy Economics and Forecasting Department (EEFD) led the meeting from the GECF’s side.
A technical discussion between IHS Market, EEFD and the GECF’s other technical departments – the Data and Information Services Department (DISD), Gas Market Analysis Department (GMAD), as well as the Office of the Secretary General (SGO) also took place.
Points of discussion were the developments in the LNG market; the specifics of long-term contracts and policy developments affecting the LNG market; and the short-term developments in the gas industry - especially in the context of weather conditions and different capacity constraints in Europe related to the gas industry.