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

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. ...

Egypt likely to pay higher price for Algerian LNG (07/24/2014)

Egypt will most likely pay a high price for the Algerian LNG it plans to import to meet domestic demand, reports Wall Street Journal. Media reports in June said Algeria has agreed to deliver to Egypt five LNG cargoes of 145,000 cubic metres each before the end of the ...

Danes in favour of shale gas (07/24/2014)

A majority of Danes think that shale gas should be part of Denmark’s energy future should upcoming exploratory drilling reveals a treasure trove of natural gas, according to a survey conducted by Jyllands-Posten and the research firm Wilke. More than half of Danes ...

Goldman sees EU using more gas for power as short-lived (07/24/2014)

Europe’s return to favoring natural gas for power generation for the first time in almost three years will be short-lived as Russian and Norwegian gas imports will be needed for winter, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. An excess of gas in storage is driving ...

Kazakhstan and Russia discuss extending sales contract for gas coming from Karachaganak field (07/24/2014)

Vice Chairman of the Board at Russia’s Gazprom Alexandr Medvedev met Kazakhstan’s Oil Minister Uzakbai Karabalin to discuss extending the agreement on sales of gas coming from the Kazakhstan-based Karachaganak condensed gas field further on to 2038, Russia’s RIA ...

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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