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LNG’s future depends on value chain decarbonisation

Coal-replacement has made a huge contribution to CO2 mitigation, but LNG’s social licence will increasingly depend on reducing its carbon profile

While US LNG is set to play a major role in satisfying growing global demand for power, this comes with a “big caveat” according to a leading energy lawyer speaking at the North American leg of PE Media Networks’ LNG-to-Power conference series. Video files for every panel of each leg of the virtual event series are available in a newly-created You Tube channel, including this panel. “Greenhouse gas emissions associated with the LNG-to-power value chain, [from] unburned methane released upstream all the way to CO2 released when burned… are being increasingly scrutinised,” says John Mauel, global head of energy at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. “Dealing with them is becoming really a compet

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