Europe

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  • Interview with Walid Nasr, Chairman of the Board, Lebanese Petroleum Administration
At Gastech 2018 in Barcelona, Lebanon’s Energy Minister, Cesar Abi Khalil, revealed that the Lebanese government will be making natural gas the primary source of energy in its power sector by 2030.
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  • Contributed by: Gavin Sutcliffe, Managing Partner, Praxis Events
The world's largest gas and LNG event, Gastech, was recently held in Barcelona and as one of the organisers involved, I was asked by many international and local Iberian companies to leave behind a strong event that could keep everyone connected.
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  • Interview with Emilio Bruquetas, Chief Executive Officer, Reganosa
In the European Commission’s low-carbon economy roadmap, it is suggested that by 2050 the EU should cut greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels.
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  • Interview with Marcelino Oreja, CEO, Enagás
With global energy demand expected to grow by 30% between 2015 and 2040, LNG provides a new form of energy security for the global markets.
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  • Interview with Antonio Melcón, General Manager, Cepsa Gas Comercializadora
With Europe expected to require approximately 45 billion additional cubic meters of gas imports over the next 5 years, as reported by McKinsey, Gastech Insights was keen to speak to one of the leading Spanish energy companies to hear more about the evo
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
Long-term contracts for LNG can still be secured according to US LNG exporter Cheniere, who announced a new 24-year deal with Polish state oil and gas company, PGNiG, at the EAGC/CEE Conference
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  • Contributed by: Caroline Gentry, Senior Energy Analyst, dmg events
Faced with a ‘growing crescendo’ in the media against gas, the industry is faced with a tough challenge to cut methane leaks and develop green gas technologies while keeping costs down to remain competitive.
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  • Contributed by: Vincent Lagarrigue, Director, Trelleborg Fluid Handling Solutions
This summer, President Donald Trump’s announcement that the EU would fund the construction of up to 11 LNG ports in Europe to absorb a sharp increase in shipments from the US sparked a fierce debate among political commentators and maritime journalists
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  • Interview with Denis Korolev, CEO, octolng®
A peer-to-peer OTC trading platform for physical LNG called octolng® focused on spot and short-to mid-term LNG trade has been developed by Octo Trading Solutions AG, a Swiss-based task force of energy market and IT experts.
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  • Interview with Roland Rechtsteiner, Partner, Oil and Gas, Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman is a global management consulting firm that uses industry expertise to help utilities and other energy firms maximise value as they tackle the challenges presented by the energy transition.  
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  • Interview with Ricardo Sanchez Galindo, General Manager – Business Development Upstream and Natural Gas Division, Técnicas Reunidas
Natural gas demand in Spain and Portugal has continued to rise in recent years and as a result, the Iberian Peninsula is fast becoming one of the largest consumers of gas and LNG in the world.
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Throughout Europe and the rest of the world, the gas and broader energy industry is experiencing rapid change, and incumbents are being forced to reconsider their business models and product offerings. 
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  • Interview with Ludger Hümbs, 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.
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  • Interview with Mark Simons, Head of Sales Optimisation, Total
Natural gas is expected to become the fastest-growing fuel globally by 2040, with a demand rise of more than 55%, as reported by the International Energy Agency, between 2010 and 2040.
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  • Interview with Dr Arnt Baer, Head of Politics and Associations, Gelsenwasser
Since the liberalisation of the European gas markets, policy analysts agree the EU gas markets have radically evolved.
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  • Interview with Francisco P de la Flor, Director of Regulation, Enagás, GLE Vice-President & Board Member, GIE
In 2017 Europe saw a vast increase in imports due to the European gas demand growing by 9%. This continued growth means that infrastructure must evolve and develop to meet these extra demands.
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  • Interview with Alex Barnes, Governmental Relations Advisor, Nord Stream 2
Following the new regulations which came into force November 2017, improving the security of gas supply in Europe has been a hot topic for the national and international industry.
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  • Interview with Dr Timm Kehler, Chairman, Zukunft ERDGAS
As the EU’s energy mix evolves, the share of natural gas continues to increase from 24% in 2016 to 27% by 2040, as reported in
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  • Contributed by: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Research Associate & Energy Consultant, CEDIGAZ
The EU gas and energy sector is in the midst of a profound transformation driven by decarbonisation, digitalisation and decentralisation.  By downloading this report you'll find out:
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The Central and Eastern European region is undergoing a process of profound change in terms of its interconnected energy market dynamics.​ Inside this eBook, you will
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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.