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Vivek Chandra is the author of Fundamentals of Natural Gas: An International Perspective, a bestselling hardcover book published by Pennwell, publishers of Oil and Gas Journal. An updated edition of this book will be printed in late 2016. Vivek Chandra has taught the popular “Natural Gas Dynamics” executive course, a three day course held over 25 times in over 15 countries over the past 10 years. He has also developed mobile apps for the natural gas industry downloaded over 5000 times. He is a frequent speaker at LNG and gas conferences worldwide.
Vivek Chandra is also the CEO and Founder of Texas LNG, a 4 MTA US LNG export project in South Texas, USA. The Texas LNG project has recently transitioned from US Government Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pre-Filing permitting phase to the formal FERC application phase and will begin construction in 2017, first production expected in 2020.
Mr Chandra’s extensive 28+ years international gas experience includes roles as independent LNG consultant, senior commercial executive with an Australian energy company, development of gas projects in the Middle East, and diverse experiences with ARCO in the United States, including Alaska, and offshore field engineering with Schlumberger in SE Asia, Middle East and US. He has worked on commercial matters with LNG import, LNG export, as well as gas pipeline export projects. He has degrees in Geophysical Engineering, Energy Management, Petroleum Economics and in Commercial Law. He is currently working on his PhD in International Law