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New LNG demand landscape: Are the producers ready?

With global LNG demand shifting, competitive pressure is greater than ever.


Melissa Stark identifies the biggest drivers of change in the LNG industry—and the implications for producers and marketers who are facing a new competitive environment.

“…companies are introducing pretty interesting and new contract structures and doing deals that we’ve not seen before."

About the Expert

Melissa Stark

Accenture Energy,
Managing Director

Melissa Stark is a managing director in Accenture’s Energy industry group. Her focus is on the changing natural gas market, the sustainable development of unconventional energy resources and the development of alternative energy sources.

Melissa has almost 22 years of experience working across all sectors of the energy industry, primarily in R&D/technology, investment and decision support, and supply chain. Melissa has authored many papers on Unconventionals and New Energy topics over the last 10 years. She has published articles and spoken at conferences around the world including US, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Spain, Poland, Germany, Qatar, South Korea, China, Russia and Argentina.

Melissa has served as assistant chair of technology for a US National Petroleum Council study. She is also on the World Petroleum Council UK National Committee and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.