The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi

HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi

Senior Analyst, Gas Group, Fossil Fuels & Electric Power Industry Unit

Specialty: Global LNG and Gas Markets

2010 Senior Researcher, Gas Group, IEEJ
2006 Natural Gas Analyst, International Energy Agency
2003 Business Development Department, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
1998 Manager, New York Representative Office, Tokyo Gas
1991 Gas Resources Department, Tokyo Gas
1986 Sodegaura LNG Terminal, Tokyo Gas
1986 Bachelor of Political Science, University of Tokyo Faculty of Law
Research papers and books:
"A major turning point and pricing challenges in the Asia Pacific LNG market" (May 2015, IEEJ)
"Significant events in the LNG industry in 2014 and their future implications" (March 2015, IEEJ)
"Issues surrounding planned and proposed LNG procurement from the United States" (March 2015, IEEJ)
"Japan's LNG procurement strategy in the context of the global LNG markets" (June 2014, IEEJ)
"Current Important Topics in the LNG Industry" (April 2014, IEEJ)
"Shale gas development outside of the United States and Canada" (July 2013, IEEJ)
"Japan's new challenge and possible solutions in LNG procurement activities in the wake of less availability of nuclear power capacity" (August 2012, IEEJ)
"Expansion and evolution of the Asia Pacific LNG markets" (April 2012, IEEJ)
"Post March 2011 LNG business: a different world" (June 2011, IEEJ)
"The ever expanding global LNG market and next generation developments on the rise" (August 2010, Energy Economics, in Japanese)
"Natural Gas Market Review 2007", "Natural Gas Market Review 2008" (2007-2008, IEA, as one of the main authors)
"Natural Gas Market Review 2009", "Natural Gas Market Review 2010", "World Energy Outlook 2008", "World Energy Outlook 2009" (2008-2009, IEA, as one of the participating writers)
"The rapidly changing world of LNG" (Autumn 2007, LNG Industry)
"Gas in Japan" (Spring 2006, IGU Magazine 75th Anniversary Issue)
"Developments in the United States gas industry", (2000 - 2001, Gas Energy News, as one of the joint authors, in Japanese)
"Surging natural gas prices in the United States" (April 2001, Global Resources Magazine, in Japanese)
"Deregulation in the United States gas industry" (May 2001, Global Resources Magazine, in Japanese)
"Tokyo Gas Ohgishima LNG Terminal" (1997, Petroleum Economist)
Presentations:
World Gas Conference 2015 (June 2015, Paris)
International Petroleum Technology Conference (December 2014, Kuala Lumpur)
Flame 2014 (May 2014, Amsterdam)
Gastech 2014 (March 2014, Seoul)
CERI 2014 Natural Gas Conference (March 2014, Calgary)
LNG 17 (April 2013, Houston)
Flame 2012 (April 2012, Amsterdam)
IGRC 2011 (October 2011, Seoul)
Pacific Energy Summit (February 2011, Jakarta)
Gas Arabia Summit (February 2010, Abu Dhabi)
European Gas Conference (January 2010, Vienna)
World LNG Summit (December 2009, Barcelona)
World Forum on Energy Regulation IV (October 2009, Athens)
Next Generation LNG 2009 Asia Pacific (July 2009, Singapore)
Global LNG Congress 2009 (June 2009, Istanbul)
Argus Gas & LNG Price Formation 2009 (April 2009, Barcelona)
European Gas Conference 2009 (January 2009, Vienna)
European Autumn Gas Conference (November 2008, Lake Como)
LNGTECH Global Summit 2008 (October 2008, Rotterdam)
International Natural Gas Symposium (June 2009, Istanbul)
2nd Iran Gas Forum (June 2008, Tehran)
IBP (Brazilian oil and gas association) 50th anniversary (November 2007, Rio de Janeiro)
Third Asia Gas Buyers' Summit 2005 (February 2005, New Deli)
LNG North America Conference (March 2002, Houston)
Activity on Committee etc.
International Gas Union (IGU) Strategy Committee