Interview with LudgerHümbs, Head of Market Area Management and Business Development, Gascade
Located at the heart of Europe and an important hub for the European natural gas transport system, Gascade’s natural gas pipeline grid is approximately 2,4000 kilometres long and links customers and suppliers across Germany.
Contributed by: ManuelCordoba Mateos, LNG Supply, Union Fenosa Gas
The Iberian Peninsula leads the European regasification capacity with seven plants in operation, six in Spain: Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Mugardos and Sagunto and one plant in Portugal: Sines.
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
Interview with Professor JonathanStern, Distinguished Research Fellow and Founder, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies
The Ukraine crisis has highlighted Russia’s importance as an energy exporter. A third of Europe’s gas comes from Russia, which is also seen as a major potential supply source by Asian markets – not least China.
The first debate by European Union leaders on the proposed new framework for energy and climate policy to 2030 – which took place during the European Council meeting in Brussels last month – was rather overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis.