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LNG Commercial Management Training Course

A masterclass in the commercial and economic dynamics of the LNG industry

7 - 9 December 2020

Central London

The course covers every aspect of the commercial business in the LNG sector and look at technical aspects with a view to their impact on the commercial arrangements. It goes on to examine the economic assessment of projects and investment decision making at each stage in the gas/LNG value chain. The course

  • Introduces the LNG industry with particular focus on the commercial environment, production and market aspects
  • Explores upstream gas supply and LNG production, including all the relevant agreements and project structures
  • Analyses LNG sales agreements, transportation agreements and regasification agreements, incorporating relevant managerial and operational considerations
  • Explains the key risk management factors currently prevalent in the industry
  • Illustrates the issues involved with financing a LNG project with a practical focus on how to overcome them

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Dates: 22-24 June 2020 & 7-9 December 2020
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Yvonne Barton, Specialist in the Development of LNG
Course Fee: £2999.00 + VAT @ 20%  = £3598.80

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Practical examples of the scheduling and management for LNG terminals are included, both for the structuring ofupstream gas supply agreements and the reception and regasification of LNG supplies.

Our spotlight on risk case study focuses on a systematic handling of risk and the design of a commercial structure to ensure full coverage of risks in the LNG chain.


Dr Yvonne Barton is an expert in energy markets and regulation and specialist in the development of LNG receiving and regasification facilities.

Yvonne worked for more than ten years at BG, where she held a number of senior executive roles including Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of E&P UK Gas Sales. She was also Chairman of British Gas Asia Pacific, Singapore and President of BG in Italy.

Some of Yvonne’s most recent roles include being an advisor for an LNG FRSU in Lithuania including drafting the Terminal Use Agreement; LNG Purchase and Gas Sales contracts for a new import terminal in the Eastern Mediterranean; Colombian E&P company on a new LNG export project, EU energy and environmental policy for the Crown Estate Commissioners and advisor on strategic entry to the Italian market for a north African major. She was also lead advisor for the first floating LNG terminal, in Italy; also Lead advisor to a joint developer of an LNG import project in Sicily. She has also offered commercial support on markets and EU regulations to various gas contract price renegotiations in NW and Central Europe and was an expert to CEER on the development of TPA regulations for LNG import terminals in Europe.


IFE is proud to be the learning partner of Flame.

What I most liked about the course was the experience sharing, real examples, and composition and diversity of the attendees

Pavel Kopecky, Senior Analyst, RWE Gas Storage

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