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Wim de Vriend

Contributor since: 12 Apr 2016

Wim de Vriend

Wim de Vriend, a native of the Netherlands, lives on the U.S. West Coast.  He has degrees in international business from Nyenrode University in the Netherlands and from the University of Oregon, including an MBA.  He has worked in advertising and market research, is a retired restaurant owner, and has published 5 books, most on historical topics.  His magnum opus, ‘The JOB Messiahs’, chronicles the economic decline of a small harbor on the scenic Oregon coast, and forty catastrophic years of government efforts to re-industrialize it.  

Latest articles from Wim

  • Something Has To Give In The LNG Market

    Published 20 April 2016 | viewed 21,426 times

    In the ‘Asia-Pacific’ LNG trade the largest buyers have been Japan, with between 70 and 90 Mtpa, followed by South Korea, and Taiwan third. All…

  • Where Is The LNG Glut Going?

    Published 16 April 2016 | viewed 13,191 times

    (Click to enlarge) This is part 3 of a Part 4 articles series, part 1 can be found here and part 2 here Depending on…

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    Published 13 April 2016 | viewed 16,637 times

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    Published 12 April 2016 | viewed 14,411 times

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