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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.

“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.

ACER Market monitoring report: gas wholesale markets volume

Gas demand in 2016 rose by 7% compared to 2015, reaching 4,962 TWh, mainly driven by improved gas-to-power economics. It is the second consecutive year of demand growth after 4 years of decline

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.

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.

Transit via Ukraine after 2019

Update on the reforms of the natural gas system in Ukraine. Gas volumes through the Ukraine.

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 ...
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.

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.

Russia’s Use of the “Energy Weapon” in Europe

Russia has demonstrated a rising appetite for taking strategic risks, and it would be naive to think that the Kremlin is not willing to unleash a “bolt from the blue” in the natural gas supply realm.

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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.