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Energy policy in Sweden and France

Both countries have ambitious approaches including: ambitious goals for GHG reduction, ambitious goals for energy efficiency, strong programs for renewables & a reluctant attitude towards (new) nuclear

The energy transition of France in the global context

France is showing international leadership in climate change and green finance (COP21) but challenges ahead such as electricity security and system integration with nuclear and VRE..

US LNG vs Russian Pipeline Gas: impact on prices

Thierry Bros on the impact of the arrival of a new competitor (US LNG) on European prices where Gazprom has a sizeable market share and hence real market power.

Assessment on the level of transport costs for gas storages in...

Transport costs for gas storage facilities are considerably higher in the Netherlands compared to Germany; this results in lower (or even negative) margins which may lead Dutch gas storage to close down.

Gazprom and the complexity of the EU gas market: a strategy...

Confronted with an increasingly competitive market in the European Union and the credible threat of a new entrant, in the form of liquefied natural gas imports from the United States, Gazprom’s traditional export strategy is open to question.

The future of gas demand in the European energy transition

EU and global policies aiming at decarbonizing the energy system will strongly impact fossil fuel/gas markets in all end-use sectors

The importance of gas infrastructure for the German Energiewende

The authors show that the existing gas infrastructure in Germany is able to make a significant contribution to achieving a comprehensive energy transition (Energiewende) without great expense.

Beyond coal: facilitating the transition in Europe

The European Union energy system is becoming greener and more efficient, but its most polluting component - coal - continues to provide a quarter of its electricity.

Market gas pricing: the role of hub trading

What makes a successful traded gas hub? How do traded gas hubs help the gas markets to evolve? Russia’s vision for a European/international gas index.

Gas Market Report 2017

European import requirement grows steadily with flat demand and declining production. It is up to competition between pipeline and LNG to fill this gap

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Brexit and UK energy security

Despite having played a leading role in developing the EU’s Internal Energy Market (IEM), the UK is now on course to leave it. What are the implications?
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Gas Security of Supply: A strategic assessment of Great Britain’s gas security of supply

This report provides a detailed evaluation of the long term security of the UK's natural gas supply options.
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Will The Market Deliver Security of Gas Supply? The case of the UK and...

Although a remarkable concurrence of events unfolded in the week of 11th December 2017 that may have caused a potential crisis in the UK gas supply, the gas system of the country is very resilient to such events.