January 2017

Special Focus: LNG, NGL and Alternative Feedstocks

Shift to gas: A contribution on the path to sustainability

The COP21 event left the world with new mandates to develop and implement low-emissions energy sources to power the global economy. To limit global warming, the world must increase the use of resources like natural gas, which offers a quick, relatively clean and inexpensive interim step in the global transition from high-emissions resources to renewable energy sources.

Koenig, E., Schneider Electric

The COP21 event left the world with new mandates to develop and implement low-emissions energy sources to power the global economy. To limit global warming, the world must increase the use of resources like natural gas, which offers a quick, relatively clean and inexpensive interim step in the global transition from high-emissions resources to renewable energy sources. At present, fossil fuels represent approximately 80% of the primary source for power generation globally. Coal is plentiful in many countries; oil reserves are still abundant in many parts of the world; and new technology can provide more than 250 years of gas reserves. Nations are just scratching the surface of the potential

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