Oil pump jacks in North Dakota. Output has slowed as oil prices have dropped. (PA)
Companies & Finance

More gloom for North America’s energy job seekers

Price forecasts and employment reports confirm a gloomy outlook for job seekers in the North American energy industry, as companies continue to reduce capex budgets.

Generation and storage capacity in Belgium and Luxembourg.
Policy & Regulation

Nuclear doubts leave Belgium facing blackouts

Three Belgian nuclear reactors face legal and technical hurdles that mean they are unlikely to be restarted before winter – leaving the country undersupplied.

Matthias Lang, partner at law firm Bird & Bird and author of the German Energy Blog. (Bird & Bird)
Policy & Regulation

Germany yet to find a clear stance on gas – lawyer

With policy and legislation on capacity markets, renewables and fracking coming up in Germany, Interfax speaks to Bird & Bird’s Matthias Lang about where the EU’s biggest gas consumer stands.

El Minya cement plant. A number of cement makers are preparing to move from gas to coal. (Suez Cement)
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas producers unmoved by Egypt’s shift to coal

Energy-intensive industries in Egypt are increasingly shifting to coal-fired power, but this has yet to worry the country’s gas producers, who do not see it as a threat.

In the long run, Myanmar has serious gas production and export potential, but supply problems threaten to constrain short-term development of the country’s domestic market. (PA) Features

Myanmar: future promise, short-term problems

In the long run, Myanmar has serious gas production and export potential, but supply problems threaten to constrain short-term development of the country’s domestic market.

The worsening civil unrest in Libya is having dire consequences for domestic gas production and distribution. (PA) Features

Libya’s gas sector descends into chaos

The worsening civil unrest in Libya is having dire consequences for domestic gas production and distribution, the integrity of Libya’s NOC, and pipeline gas exports to Italy.

Cameron LNG plant, USA. Contrary to received wisdom, Europe may become a more attractive destination than Asia for US LNG exports. (GDF Suez) Comment

US LNG: Asia or Europe?

Contrary to received wisdom, Europe may become a more attractive destination than Asia for US LNG exports.

European Markets

European hub prices tick lower on healthy supply picture

Plentiful supply and lacklustre demand have seen day-ahead prices at the NBP hub fall in value since the start of the week.

North American Markets

North America approaches another gas glut

The United States and Canada are moving towards another gas glut this year because of growing gas production in the US and moderate demand.

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