The government’s collapse gives President Petro Poroshenko the chance to keep his promise on elections. (PA) Supply & Demand

Ukrainian government collapses over energy reform

The disintegration of Ukraine’s ruling coalition and the failure of crucial amendments to taxation on gas production have prompted the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk as prime minister, but analysts say this could be just what the country needs to prompt fresh faces and new initiatives.

The price gap between oil and gas will define the future of the fuels market over the next decade. (PA)

Oil-gas spread to define future of fuels market

The price gap between oil and gas will define the future of the fuels market over the next decade, Interfax Chief Energy Analyst Peter Stewart said at an energy economics discussion at the World Petroleum Congress in Moscow.

Market Roundup: Europe

Sentiment turns bullish, despite bearish fundamentals

Europe’s gas hubs saw no major change in price movements last week. Steady inflows of LNG to the UK have led to oversupply, which in turn has weighed on spot prices.

Market Roundup: North America

Henry Hub futures reach lowest level so far for 2014

Henry Hub front-month futures fell to an intraday low of $3.76/MMBtu on 22 July – the lowest level so far this year. The price dropped by 7.9% on a weekly basis to close at $3.77/MMBtu on Tuesday.

Energy Policy Weekly More EU Policy ››

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger this week presented a proposal for 30% energy savings by 2030. (EC)

Brussels outlines proposal for 2030 energy savings

The European Commission this week proposed a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 – 10% lower than the limit MEPs in the European Parliament had previously called for.

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