Pipelines, Storage & Power

Italian power sector demand boosts TransMed flows

The volume of North African pipeline gas delivered to Europe rose by 21% in Week 28 as a result of increased flows to Italy through the TransMed The volume of North African pipeline gas delivered to Europe rose by 21% in Week 28 as a result of increased flows to Italy through the TransMed.
By Tom Hoskyns 18 July 2017 0 26811

The volume of North African pipeline gas delivered to Europe rose by 21% in Week 28 from the previous week. There was little change in the volumes transported through three of the pipelines, but deliveries via the TransMed – which brings gas from Algeria to Italy – increased by 45% in response to rising power sector demand caused by low hydroelectric output. A forecast for hot, dry weather across southern Europe in the coming weeks should keep hydro levels low, meaning gas-fired power demand will...