WHAT HAPPENED TO THE EUROPEAN GAS DEMAND ? WILL IT RECOVER (AND WHEN)?

Despite its many assets, a confluence of factors – including flat electricity demand, rising use of renewable energy sources, falling wholesale electricity market prices, high gas prices relative to coal and low CO2 prices – has eroded the competitiveness of natural gas in the EU power sector. The share of natural gas in the EU electricity mix has decreased from 23% in 2010 to 20.5% in 2012.

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UNDERGROUND GAS STORAGE IN THE WORLD 2013
Fifth edition

Since its first publication in 1990, "Underground Gas Storage in the World" has been the industry's reference on underground gas storage (UGS). The updated 2013 edition includes in-depth CEDIGAZ's analyses of the latest developments and trends in the storage industry all over the world as well as extensive country analyses.

> 48 countries surveyed, 688 existing UGS facilities, 256 projects under construction or planned.
> 346 pages, 70 tables, 72 charts & figures, 44 country maps.
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Independant Source of Fundamental Gas Data Since 1961

  • Gas Market Analysis
  • Databases
  • News Reports
  • Reference Thematic Studies

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Survey of gas year 2012 with extensive statistical datasets
The 2013 Edition of Natural Gas in the World by CEDIGAZ was released on 28 November (170 p.)
    Key findings:
  • Natural gas proved reserves remained stable
  • Natural gas production growth slowed down
  • International gas trade weakened
  • Natural gas consumption was pulled by emerging markets, especially Asia
  • Regional gas prices differentials persisted
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News

Banks set to sign $7.5 billion loan for U.S. Cameron LNG project (07/25/2014)

About 30 banks are set to sign a $7.5 billion loan early next month for a U.S. shale gas project that could offer Japan imports from fracking. Japan’s three biggest lenders are among banks that will supply $5 billion to the Hackberry, Louisiana-based Cameron ...

PetroChina reconsiders sale of natural gas pipeline assets (07/25/2014)

PetroChina is reconsidering a plan to auction off its multi-billion dollar natural gas pipeline unit, and could instead sell it to an affiliate, Reuters told. Selling PetroChina Eastern Pipelines Co Ltd to the affiliate, 50% owned by PetroChina, would enable China's ...

Hungary gas storage preparation for winter progresses well (07/25/2014)

The process of preparing Hungary’s natural gas storage units for the winter has progressed more than by the same time last year, state-owned electricity distributor MVM said in a statement. There are over 2,650 million cubic metres of gas stored, about 8% more than ...

Poland expects first tanker at sole LNG port in Q1/Q2 2015 (07/25/2014)

The first tanker carrying Qatari LNG should arrive at Poland's first LNG terminal, being built to cut reliance on Russian gas imports, around the end of the first quarter next year, Poland's treasury minister said recently. The construction is to be finished at the ...

New German-Polish gas pipeline online by 2018? (07/24/2014)

Currently, Polish Energy Partners is in the process of acquiring a stake in Polenergia Holding, which originally bought the project – which would add another Polish-German gas link – from the Bartimpex-E.ON consortium. Polenergia will have a 51% stake in the project. ...

CEDIGAZ Info

NEW REPORT: Gas Coal Competition in The EU Power Sector (June, 2014)

Despite its many assets, a confluence of factors – including flat ...

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RELEASED: Cedigaz First Estimates (May, 2014)

Global natural gas activity showed very mixed results in 2013:
· Natural gas consumption only rose by 1.3%, down from an average growth of 2.8% per year in the ...

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RELEASED: NATURAL GAS IN THE WORLD - 2013 EDITION (November, 2013)

Global natural gas reserves remained stable in 2012 at 199 857 bcm - Natural gas production grew at a slower pace than the year before, gross production increased by 1.8% and ...

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RELEASED: Revised Estimates (August, 2013)

Cedigaz' Revised estimates 2012 and Reserves Estimates - Excel format Complete statistics for 2012 - Production and consumption balances, trade movements by LNG and ...

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RELEASED: Underground Gas Storage in th World 2013 (July, 2013)

The updated 2013 edition includes in-depth CEDIGAZ's analyses of the latest developments and trends in the storage industry all over the world as well as extensive country ...

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