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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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