James Taverner

S&P Global

Senior Director

James Taverner, senior director, S&P Global, specializes in global gas and LNG markets, with a particular focus on Northeast Asia (Japan, South Korea, and China). His expertise includes quantitative analysis and model building of supply, demand, and price fundamentals; analysis of government policy and regulation; and gas market development. Mr. Taverner was the project manager and lead researcher for the major S&P Global Multiclient Study “The New Map of Global Gas,” an in-depth analysis of the potential impact of unconventional gas on supply, demand, trade, and price in the global market. He has contributed to numerous other IHS Markit studies, including “Global Gas Reset,” “LNG in Transportation: Challenging Oil’s Grip,” and “Solving the Tangram: China Regional Gas and Power Scenarios.” He is based in London and has previously worked in the IHS Markit offices in Paris, Beijing, and Tokyo, where we worked with local clients and international companies targeting those markets. Mr. Taverner holds a Master of Arts from Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

Sessions With James Taverner

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 09/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 09/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Role of Gas in Decarbonization

    Panel Gas & LNG
    As more countries and companies around the world make commitments to a net-zero future, focus is intensifying on the role of natural gas. Gas can play a critical role in achieving early emissions reductions by displacing coal and oil, but where will it fit into a world of long-term, deeper cuts in carbon? What steps can the gas industry take to reduce emissions along the chain and help end-user markets achieve their targets?