Europe

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  • Interview with Andrea Miguez da Rocha, Business Development, Reganosa
Operating since 2007, Reganosa’s Mugardos terminal provides the system with a natural gas capacity of 3.6 bcm per year, which is around 14% of the Spanish natural gas demand.
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  • Contributed by: Danila Bochkarev, Senior Fellow, EastWest Institute
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article solely reflect the views of the author, not of his organisation. 
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  • Contributed by: Peter Poptchev, Consultant, Foreign Policy and Energy Analysis
The 2014 EU-wide stress tests established that a year-long Ukrainian transit shutdown does not result in any loss of load in most of the European continent, with the exception of some strongly affected countries in South Eastern Europe (SEE) – “a loss
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  • Contributed by: Hannah Burk, Director of Proprietary Natural Gas Products, Genscape
As an ideal transition fuel, natural gas is well positioned to help meet environmental goals worldwide.
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  • Contributed by: Hannah Burk, Director of Proprietary Natural Gas Products, Genscape
With over 60 thousand commercial vessels active around the world, the market for LNG bunkering is vast and largely untapped.
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  • Contributed by: Fernando Impuesto, General Manager, Enagás Emprende
With more than 45 years of experience operating integrated gas infrastructures, Enagás has adapted its facilities to an evolving and dynamic LNG market, switching from the traditional LNG terminal model (unloading, storage and regasification and LNG tr
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  • Interview with Doug Wood, Chairman of the Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders
There has been continued progress in the development of European gas hubs in the past few years, however there are still some very important hurdles to overcome before Europe can have highly efficient and mature gas markets.
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  • Contributed by: Christophe Poillion, Secretary of the Board of Directors, GRTgaz
The French government has set an ambitious goal with the energy transition, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050.
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  • Interview with Martin Houston, Executive Vice Chairman and Co-Founder , Tellurian
With the Driftwood LNG project underway, Tellurian’s vision to secure low-cost natural gas as well as deliver reliable and flexible LNG globally is fast becoming a reality.
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  • Interview with Andree Stracke, Chief Commercial Officer Origination and Gas Supply, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
The natural gas markets in Europe are continuing to develop but in very different ways and at differing speeds across the continent.
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Two of the pipeline projects that will make up Europe’s new Southern Corridor natural gas import route have taken major steps forward this month – good news for European consumers at a time of mounting concern over the security Russian exports to Europ
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With the end of summer now in sight, the need for a deal between Russia and Ukraine on natural gas supply is starting to look urgent.
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  • Interview with Peter Mackey, Head of Gas & Power Consulting - EMEA, Russia & Caspian, Wood Mackenzie
  • Interview with Massimo Di-Odoardo, Principal Analyst for European Gas Research,, Wood Mackenzie
Demand for natural gas in Europe has fallen dramatically, which has led to a severe drop in imports of LNG. Today, there is considerable uncertainty over the future role of LNG in Europe’s gas supply.
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Several new producers are hoping to begin selling gas to Asia soon, including those in North America and East Africa, but with Russia entering this market in around 2018 at a competitive price, some may struggle.
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Increasing political support for development of unconventional oil and gas in the UK has taken the form of a new onshore exploration licencing round that puts the nation at the forefront of shale gas development in the European Union.
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Russian gas company Gazprom is preparing to make the first weld on the Power of Siberia pipeline – the 4,000 kilometre backbone of its ambitious Eastern Gas Programme.
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The ongoing gas payment and pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine escalated to worrying levels in mid-June, when Gazprom announced that it would cease supplying gas to Naftogaz – Ukraine’s state-owned energy company – unless payment was made in ad
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The convoluted saga of the controversial South Stream pipeline has taken new twists and turns in recent weeks, with Gazprom and OMV signing an agreement for the Austrian section, and the government of Bulgaria saying it was suspending work on its secti
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  • Interview with Fernando Impuesto, General Manager, Enagás Emprende
Enagás reported natural gas demand in Spain grew in September 2017, reaching 26,153 Gwh, the highest September value in the last five years.
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Looking at one of the largest projects in BP’s portfolio, the Southern Gas Corridor is
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Discover more on a variety of areas within Europe's gas trading market to learn about the continuous evolution.
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  • Interview with Chris Hawkes, Safety Director, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP)
The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) provides a significant proportion of the world’s energy to meet growing demands for heat, light and transport.
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Throughout 2017, Europe is set to retain numerous gas supply options through traditional pipelines as well as LNG imports; absorbing a large proportion of the vast new LNG supply.