Using research from GlobalData’s Influencer platform, Offshore Technology has named ten of the most influential people and companies in LNG on Twitter during Q2 2020.
Biggest influencers in LNG: The top ten in Q2 2020
1. RonH (@Ronh999)
Ron H is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) expert providing information on natural gas, LNG and energy. He regularly contributes to the Tableau Public, a free platform where users can upload visualisations such as charts, tables and other data. Ron contributes visualisations on LNG, energy and dairy markets to the platform.
Twitter followers: 2,919
GlobalData influencer score: 100
— RonH (@Ronh999) June 29, 2020
2. Susan Sakmar (@SusanSakmar)
Susan Sakmar is an author and visiting professor at the University of Houston Law Center. She is a practicing lawyer with more than 20 years of experience of working across various legal, non-profit, corporate and academic environments. Her academic pursuits are focused on global natural gas markets, particularly LNG and global shale gas development.
Twitter followers: 3,261
GlobalData influencer score: 95
Global #LNG trade increased to 354.7 MT in 2019 marking the 6th year of consecutive growth. #Qatar was top exporter followed by #Australia #USLNG & #Russia. #IGU #WorldLNGReport2020 #ONGT #OOTT pic.twitter.com/q13fGdE4wh
— Susan Sakmar (@SusanSakmar) April 28, 2020
3. David Sheppard (@OilSheppard)
David Sheppard is the energy editor at the Financial Times. He predominantly reports on companies dealing with energy transition, oil and gas markets, and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He worked as senior reporter at Reuters, prior to joining the Financial Times.
Twitter followers: 29,061
GlobalData influencer score: 91
— David Sheppard (@OilSheppard) June 11, 2020
4. John Kemp (@JKempEnergy)
John Kemp is senior market analyst on energy sector at Thomson Reuters, where he heads a team comprising specialist energy and commodities analysts. He is an expert in the fields of oil and gas, energy policy, refining, international trade and the financial and foreign policy aspects of energy. He worked as an economist at Sempra Commodities, prior to Reuters.
Twitter followers: 39,668
GlobalData influencer score: 90
U.S. CRUDE AND PRODUCT STOCKS excluding the SPR rose by +18 million bbl last week, faster than the +10 million bbl build the week before, and setting a record for the second week running: pic.twitter.com/BYOUWEH6hE
— John Kemp (@JKempEnergy) May 6, 2020
5. Patricia Schouker (@Patricia_Energy)
Patricia Schouker is the founder and CEO of Energy Bridge Consulting, an energy consulting company. She has wide-ranging experience in global energy market studies, energy security and political risk specifically on US, Europe and Russia. She also contributes to the international media on energy security and international economic issues on a regular basis.
Twitter followers: 6,795
GlobalData influencer score: 83
Even before the new coronavirus rocked markets, governments in #SouthKorea, #Taiwan and #China were pivoting to cleaner-burning natural gas. Since Feb, the pandemic has pushed the price of liquefied natural gas to record lows, enabling them to move faster. https://t.co/EYAdgTc7g0
— Patricia Schouker (@Patricia_Energy) June 4, 2020
6. Bruce Robertson (@barobertson111)
Bruce Robertson is an energy finance analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). He previously worked in the capacities of fund manager and professional investor for over three decades. He has been associated with various companies including UBS, Nippon Life Insurance and BT Investment Management.
Twitter followers: 4,003
GlobalData influencer score: 78
The great #GasGlut deepens
Australia's LNG tankers sitting idle as global supply glut, COVID start to bite https://t.co/sWevlazT79
— 💧Bruce Robertson (@barobertson111) June 15, 2020
7. Fred H. Hutchison (@LNGALLIES)
Fred H. Hutchison is the president and CEO of LNG Allies, an independent non-profit organisation focused on the promotion of the US natural gas industry. His areas of expertise include energy, natural resources, science and forestry. He has previously worked as the president of Franklin-Hamilton and senior consultant at Cornerstone Government Affairs.
Twitter followers: 2,189
GlobalData influencer score: 70
— LNG Allies (@LNGALLIES) April 20, 2020
8. Tom Quinn (@TomTheProducer1)
Tom Quinn is the head of content at Hyve Group, an organiser of international exhibitions and conferences. He leads the content team focusing on Africa Oil Week and Mining Indaba portfolio, which are the world’s largest Africa specific natural resource conferences and exhibitions. He is also the founder of Omnia Advisory, a freelance event solutions company.
Twitter followers: 2,386
GlobalData influencer score: 70
"As long as NordStream, TurkStream & Russian #LNG exporters operate within EU's Third Energy Package rules & European countries have alternative options for supply, Russia's ability to use gas as a political lever will be diminished" – @AtlanticCouncilhttps://t.co/udhyW6Z0q9
— Tom Quinn (@TomTheProducer1) May 28, 2020
9. Robin Mills (@robinenergy)
Robin Mills is the founder and CEO of Qamar Energy, a provider of energy consulting services. He has headed prominent consulting assignments for various international oil companies on gas and power generation and renewable energy. An expert on energy strategy and economics, he has previously worked for over a decade for Shell and also for Emirates National Oil Company.
Twitter followers: 15,269
GlobalData influencer score: 69
The road forward for East Mediterranean gas getting more difficult, politically and economically https://t.co/5YpRHdWdHW
— Robin Mills (@robinenergy) June 15, 2020
10. Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (@lngfacts)
Center for Liquefied Natural Gas is a trade association providing education and advocating public policies on the use of LNG and its export. The association represents LNG producers, shippers, developers and natural gas consumers. Various companies including BP, Cheniere, Chevron, Dominion, and Energy Transfer are members of the association.
Twitter followers: 10,419
GlobalData influencer score: 64
In light of the impact of #COVID19 pandemic on the daily use and production of energy in the US, we have gathered current info about daily+weekly changes in #natgas supply and demand. The data comes from @EIAgov and @SPGlobalPlatts
Be sure to check daily https://t.co/XABNwuzGc2 pic.twitter.com/6mweJ55RzH
— Center for LNG (@LNGfacts) May 28, 2020