FINANCING ASPECTS OF THE LNG-TRADE

The paper explores the optimum criteria for an LNG financing program and various means of achieving the objectives. Techniques discussed include take-or-pay contracts, leasing, commercial paper and government guarantee programs. The applicability of the various forms of financing to the different elements in the LNG cycle is then analyzed. Finally the contractual relationships between the parties is discussed along with the effects of such contracts on financing. Order from NSFI as No. 14816.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Liquefied Natural Gas, Duesseldorf, Germany, August 29-September 1, 1977, Session III.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Gas Technology

    3424 South State Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60616

    International Gas Union

    Institution of Gas Engineers, 17 Grosvenor Crescent
    London,   England 

    International Institute of Refrigeration

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    75017 Paris,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Batkin, A R
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182939
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper No. 7 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM