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Future UK Gas Security: Upstream Security of Supply

Brexit is coming at a time when there are already major challenges facing the future of natural gas in the UK energy mix. Back at the turn of the century the UK was self sufficient in natural gas, today it imports almost half the gas that is consumed

EU policy background and realities for Coal phase-out

This paper first reviews coal power generation trends in the European Union, then summarizes coal phase-out policies in the EU and its major member states, and finally analyzes implications of the coal phase-out considering the differences in ...

“Triple Whammy” in global pricing for natural gas: practical implications

In the European gas market we see evidence of over-contracting and price degradation. In Asia, two simultaneously pricing mechanisms represent a “Toxic” hybrid structure.

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.

The Impact of Russia’s Tinkering with Upstream Gas Taxes on State...

The author explores the implications of Gazprom's strategy to prioritise production from new more expensive fields rather than exploit some of its lower cost assets...

European midstream gas asset values

The battle between Russian & LNG imports will determine pipeline flow patterns, regas utilisation and requirement for storage flexibility. Drivers of midstream asset value.

A global outlook on natural gas

EU Gas Imports grow; supplier diversity increases due to a boost in LNG trade. LNG will dominate gas trade in the future and pushes integration of regional markets stepwise further.
Reports and presentations on the European Gas Market

Role of the US and Caspian natural gas exports for European...

The US and Caspian Export prospects via the Vertical Gas Corridor: Implications for EU Energy Security and Energy Market Integration in Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans.

European natural gas markets – by Marco Alverà

Where will European supply come from? Domestic production stable with potential decrease in the 2nd half due to more stringent cap on Groningen field.

Lost in Regulation: The EU and Nord Stream 2

While geopolitical considerations still influence the public debate about Nord Stream 2, in the EU, the topic has shifted to a rather technical discussion of energy market regulation.

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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.