A gas-fuelled HGV in the UK. Trucks offer the best prospects for gas as a transport fuel in the EU. (CNG Fuels) Gas for Transport

Gas vehicles losing out in EU’s emission strategy

The European Commission is driving forward low-emission transport across the EU, but gas-powered vehicles are losing out to EVs in the new strategy.

By Annemarie Botzki 26 July 2016 13:09 GMT

Gas Trends

Bear market hall of fame

Natural Gas Daily examines reactions to the new bear market reality in eight countries and reviews what NOCs and IOCs are doing to limit their losses.

24 February 2016 13:13 GMT

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Pipelines, Storage & Power

North African pipeline flows nudge downwards

The Maghreb pipeline was the only one of the four linking North Africa with southern Europe to register a week-on-week rise in volumes in Week 30.

Global Markets

Air-con demand boosts Asian gas prices

Asian spot LNG prices increased for the third consecutive week last week, gaining 3.89%, as demand for air-conditioning boosted gas-fired power generation.


Trinidad targets Mexico via Panama Canal

The expansion of the Panama Canal has brought competition for Peru’s best LNG customer.


New nuclear pushes gas out of South Korean energy

Nuclear is pushing gas out of South Korea’s power generation mix, while coal remains stable.


OPAL allows Eastern European markets to be served from the west. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nord Stream 2 good for energy security – report

Professor Andreas Goldthau argues expanding Nord Stream could boost Europe’s energy security, with the European Commission yet to play its hand as the key arbiter.

A rig operating in the Timor Sea. Australia and East Timor have disputed claims to the region's resources. (PTTEP) Policy & Regulation

East Timor eyeing new Greater Sunrise treaty – Pires

East Timor wants to negotiate a new deal with Australia over rights to offshore resources, hoping to boost its exploration capability.

Siemens Algeria Chief Executive Farouk Benabdoun. (Siemens Algeria) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Algeria needs 20 GW more gas-power by 2030 – exec

Algeria needs more generation capacity despite its massive recent additions, says Siemens Algeria Chief Executive Farouk Benabdoun.

Theuns Ehlers of Barclays Africa. (Edelman) Pipelines, Storage & Power

Finance favours bite-size power in sub-Saharan Africa

Small renewable power projects are most likely to get financed in Africa as there is still not the bank liquidity for the mega-deals, says Barclays Africa manager Theuns Ehlers.


Wildcat gives you a head-start on the coming week. Global Markets

Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

Wildcat gives you a head-start on the week and a round-up of what mattered last week.

Protesters at a demonstration against Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s utility price hikes. (PA) Policy & Regulation

Argentina’s tariff battle will be Macri’s making

Argentine President Mauricio Macri is playing a game of political brinkmanship over the country’s massive gas tariff increases.

The normally sleepy summer streets of Maputo. (PA) LNG

Tillerson’s Maputo visit sets tongues wagging

A meeting between ExxonMobil, Eni and Mozambique’s president suggests an Area 4 stake sale is close. But is Anadarko also preparing to make room in the Rovuma?

Wildcat gives you a head start on the coming week. Global Markets

Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

Wildcat gives you a head-start on the week and a round-up of what mattered last week.