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

3Legs backs out of three Polish shale gas concessions (09/19/2014)

British energy company 3Legs Resources backed out of its three shale gas concessions in northern Poland, after test drilling did not yield satisfactory results , the company said in a statement. The company, partnered in Poland with ConocoPhillips, had drilled a ...

AWE makes substantial gas find at Waitsia (09/19/2014)

Following on from the recently announced upgrade of 2C Contingent Resources in the Senecio Field, AWE Limited, as Operator of the L1/L2 Joint Venture, announced initial Contingent Resource estimates for the “Waitsia” discovery (formerly Senecio Deep) located in the ...

Ukraine to take over 11.5 billion cubic meters of gas from its underground storages (09/19/2014)

Ukraine plans to take 11.585 billion cubic meters of gas from its underground storage facilities in October 2014 - March 2015, according to a forecast, the country’s Energy Ministry reported recently. The forecast is based on absence of natural gas imports from ...

The Ministry of Employment and the Economy granted EUR 65.2 million in three new LNG terminals (09/19/2014)

The Ministry of Employment and the Economy announced that it has committed (on 18 September 2014) a total of EUR 65.2 million in energy subsidies for three LNG terminals. With the help of this support, Manga LNG Oy, Skangass Oy, and Oy Aga Ab will build LNG terminals ...

Gazprom, CNPC to sign Western route gas supply deal (09/19/2014)

Russia’s Gazprom plans to sign a 30-year gas supply contract with China via the western route, the company's CEO Alexei Miller said recently. "Gazprom plans to sign a contract to supply China with 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas via western route over thirty ...

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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