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Easington receiving terminal for Norwegian gas Exploration & Production

UK gas security – changes ahead

As the UK’s gas production declines it will become increasingly dependent on imports at a time when storage capacity is low. Even moderate growth in demand will test the country’s supply options.

19 October 2018
UK and European flags in front of the European Commission Policy & Regulation

EUA prices slide as Brexit talks falter

Concerns that the UK’s exit from the EU could leave a surplus of unallocated carbon allowances have seen EUA prices drop.

17 October 2018
An offshore platform in the North Sea. Exploration & Production

Total discovery unlikely to stem UK North Sea decline

Total’s find in the Glendronach prospect is a major one, but investment in the UK North Sea is not high enough to sustain long-term production.

27 September 2018
A drone inspects UK infrastructure Companies & Finance

UK energy sector faces skills gap

Firms are finding it increasingly difficult to find and retain staff with the skills needed for the future, delegates said at a discussion hosted by Interfax this week.

20 September 2018
Turkish Lira bank notes Supply & Demand

Looming recession threatens Turkey’s gas sector

Turkey’s worsening currency crisis poses a significant threat to its economic growth prospects, which in turn will adversely impact investment in the country’s gas sector.

19 September 2018
Gas production infrastructure in Groningen. Exploration & Production

New Groningen output cap proposed

The Dutch government has proposed a cap of 19.4 bcm for production from the giant Groningen field for the 2018/2019 gas year.

28 August 2018
Electric black cabs in London. Alternative Fuels

New Faraday CEO to seek scale in battery solutions

The Faraday Institution aims to make the UK a world leader in battery technology, and achieving scale will be the key challenge faced by its new leader.

1 August 2018
The Arctic Lady LNG tanker. (Hoegh) Global Markets

LNG hedging tools set to diversify

The growing flexibility of LNG cargoes is giving exchanges the opportunity to expand their range of hedging instruments.

18 July 2018
The Blue Corridor rally in 2012 Gas for Transport

EU Blue Corridors project to close

The initiative aimed to bolster LNG as a fuel for road transport, but seems to have stopped short of its destination.

6 June 2018
Gas pipeline LNG

TANAP gas will stymie LNG growth in Europe

The launch of the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline and other routes could mean Europe’s demand for LNG will drop.

25 May 2018
Flaring from Shell's Corrib project in Ireland. Companies & Finance

Shell shareholders reject call for specific climate targets

The motion, which would have committed Shell to alignment with the Paris agreement, is part of a growing push for oil and gas firms to take tougher action on emissions.

23 May 2018
Cattenom nuclear power plant, Cattenom, France. Contributed

Europe – carbon pricing and the impact on gas

The outlook for carbon pricing and policy and the impact on gas and power in Europe is analysed in this contributed feature by Daniel Legg from Nexant

22 May 2018
The CCS research centre in Mongstad, Norway Exploration & Production

Norway’s FEED decision may boost prospects of CCS

The Norwegian government has given the green light for a study on a full-scale CCS project, bolstering the prospects of the much-vaunted technology.

17 May 2018
A cold day on London's Millennium Footbridge. Global Markets

NBP day-ahead prices expected to ease

The arrival of warmer temperatures in the UK will push down the NBP.

3 May 2018
Lippendorf lignite-fired power plant, Saxony, Germany. Policy & Regulation

Germany’s energy transition and its gas outlook

German gas demand has been on the rise in recent years, but mid-term growth in the market will need the support of government policies.

23 April 2018
A nuclear power plant in France Policy & Regulation

European carbon price floors and the effect on gas

Interfax hosted a seminar with Nexant on 28 March to discuss the outlook for carbon pricing in Europe. The discussion included debate on the future of coal, gas and power.

4 April 2018
Gas pipelines Supply & Demand

European imports – stiff competition for LNG

Weak European gas demand could limit the scope for growth in the region’s LNG imports – even in the long term.

23 February 2018
Wintry conditions Global Markets

Late winter cold hits Europe

Severe cold temperatures are boosting hub prices in Europe.

22 February 2018
Groningen gas field, the Netherlands Exploration & Production

Risk of further cuts to Groningen production

The Dutch regulator has proposed further cuts of up to 50% in output at the Groningen field.

1 February 2018
EU flags Global Markets

European energy policy and the impact on gas

The policies shaping European energy markets will determine future gas demand growth. What happens with policies and gas demand in Europe’s three largest gas markets will drive changes in the region.

30 January 2018

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