Using research from GlobalData’s Influencer platform, Offshore Technology has named ten of the most influential people and companies in LNG on Twitter during Q4 2020.

Biggest influencers in LNG: The top ten in Q4 2020

1. RonH (@Ronh999)

Ron H is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) expert who provides information on natural gas, LNG and energy. He contributes to the Tableau Public, a platform where users upload charts, tables, and miscellaneous data related to LNG and natural gas trends.

Twitter followers: 3,210

GlobalData influencer score: 100

2. Susan Sakmar (@SusanSakmar)

Susan Sakmar is a visiting professor at the University of Houston Law Centre at Texas, US, with more than 20 years of experience in legal, non-profit, corporate and academic environments.. She also carries consulting experience on regulatory frameworks and environmental issues faced by the global shale gas industry and LNG projects.

Sakmar has also authored books on LNG such as the award-winning Energy for the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) (2013).

Twitter followers: 3,388

GlobalData influencer score: 83

3. LNG Global (@lngglobal)

LNG Global is an oil and energy company focusing on the business development of LNG sector. It covers marketing projects, products and ideas in areas such as energy, oil and gas, natural gas, and LNG .

Twitter followers: 25,269

GlobalData influencer score: 76

4. Fred H. Hutchison (@LNGALLIES)

Fred H. Hutchison is the president and CEO of LNG Allies, an independent organisation focusing at promoting the interests of the US LNG industry. He is an expert in areas such as energy, natural resources, science, and forestry.

Hutchison also a writer, entrepreneur, and advocate, and has served as president of Franklin-Hamilton, a management consulting firm.

Twitter followers: 2,328

GlobalData influencer score: 68

5. Natural Gas World (@NatGasWorld)

Natural Gas World (NGW) is an online platform covering the latest developments in the natural gas and LNG sector for various industry stakeholders. It is a network of thought leaders, experts, and analysts who debate and discuss issues plaguing the natural gas industry.

Twitter followers: 39,476

GlobalData influencer score: 67

6. Tom Quinn (@TomTheProducer1)

Tom Quinn is the head of content at Hyve Group, a global events services company. He comes with 20 years of experience in the energy sector, specialising in B2B content and building knowledge-exchange platforms.

Quinn also serves as the senior project director of Gastech Exhibition & Conference, an oil and energy company, and created Omnia Advisory, a freelance event solutions company.

Twitter followers: 2,496

GlobalData influencer score: 61

7. Brynne Kelly (@BrynneKKelly)

Brynne Kelly is the research director at Cornerstone Futures, a global energy markets brokerage firm. She specialises in energy and financial markets with extensive experience across hedge fund portfolio management, prop desk trading, risk management, and others.

Twitter followers: 21,756

GlobalData influencer score: 59

8. Centre for Liquefied Natural Gas (@lngfacts)

Centre for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) is a US-based trade association providing education and advocating public policies on the use and export of LNG. It represents LNG producers, shippers, developers and natural gas consumers from across the globe.

CLNG enables discussion and development of public policies that bolster the US LNG industry and strengthen its role in supporting the nation’s economic development.

Twitter followers: 10,562

GlobalData influencer score: 55

9. Bruce Robertson (@barobertson111)

Bruce Robertson is an energy finance analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). He has more than 30 years of professional experience as a fund manager and professional investor.

Robertson is an active participant in the national discussions on energy issues in Australia. He has been associated with numerous companies including UBS, Nippon Life Insurance and BT Investment Management.

Twitter followers: 4,348

GlobalData influencer score: 53

10. William Dawson (@WillDawsonLNG)

Willian Dawson is the executive producer at LNG TV, the world’s first LNG, hydrogen and gas focussed media channel. He specialises in finding the best LNG talent along with talent strategy and the design and development of LNG projects and organisations.

Dawson is also a partner at Alchemy Energy Partners, an oil and energy firm, where he helps establish businesses, and develop new partnerships.

Twitter followers: 1,108

GlobalData influencer score: 51


GlobalData’s influencer identification framework identifies influencers based on relevance; size of network, connections and followers; engagement levels with their content and analysis and input from sector experts. Influencers are then evaluated on a series of specific topic-related keywords used over the period and weighted by engagement metrics.