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Africa-Europe pipeline volumes down 18.5% year on year

Shipments of pipeline gas from North Africa to Europe were down on an annual basis last week but flat compared with the previous week Shipments of pipeline gas from North Africa to Europe were down on an annual basis last week but flat compared with the previous week.
By Tom Hoskyns 16 April 2019 Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34140
Map infographic showing North Africa-Europe pipeline volumes

Buoyant Italian gas demand kept imports from North Africa to Europe stable last week at 517.5 million cubic metres, an increase of 0.8% from the previous week. However, volumes were down by 18.5% compared with the same week in 2018 and 24.2% compared with the same week in 2017. Deliveries have been relatively low so far this year as a result of weak demand in Italy and Spain combined with the availability of low-cost LNG,...