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Policy & Regulation

What role for gas in the energy transition?

The outlook for the role of gas in the world's three largest energy markets - China, the US and India - is varied. However, gas demand still looks set to grow in all three The outlook for the role of gas in the world's three largest energy markets - China, the US and India - is varied. However, gas demand still looks set to grow in all three.
By Catriona Scott 29 November 2018 World / Supply & Demand 0 33502
China, the United States and India – the world’s three largest energy markets – have different plans for gas going forward. (Gassco)

From using it as a replacement for other fossil fuels to keeping it in the ground, the views on what role gas should play in the global energy transition are wide-ranging. In the world’s three largest energy markets – which are also the world's three largest emitters of carbon dioxide – the share of gas in the energy mix is varied. With COP 24 taking place in early December, individual country's climate and emissions policies are under the spotlight. China, the United States and India...