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
— RonH (@Ronh999) December 1, 2020
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
Recent rally in Asian demand boosted #LNG spot prices, making even most expensive export projects able to sell cargoes at a profit, but margins expected to shrink quickly in early 2021, which may lead to #USLNG shut-ins. #ONGT https://t.co/DGCR59UiPw
— Susan Sakmar (@SusanSakmar) December 31, 2020
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
— LNG Global (@lngglobal) November 25, 2020
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
— LNG Allies (@LNGALLIES) December 1, 2020
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
Two gas fields in Russia's northern Nenets region, once designated as a source of supply for an LNG export project, will now be used to produce methanol instead, Russian business daily Kommersant reported on November 27 citing sources. [Premium]https://t.co/5I4E4VnLEH
— Natural Gas World (@NatGasWorld) December 3, 2020
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
— Tom Quinn (@TomTheProducer1) December 4, 2020
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
— Brynne Kelly (@BrynneKKelly) December 14, 2020
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
Using #LNG to generate #electricity provides abundant, affordable power, reduces GHG emissions and increases the integration of renewable energy sources like solar and wind. More on the environmental benefits of #USLNG, here: https://t.co/llSa75IyWl#natgas #ONGT #OOTT pic.twitter.com/QQBN9pis2g
— Center for LNG (@LNGfacts) December 17, 2020
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
— Art Berman (@aeberman12) November 25, 2020
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
— William Dawson – LNG TV (@WillDawsonLNG) December 9, 2020
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.