Supply & Demand

Italian imports lead African pipeline gas growth

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 1.7% in Week 12, to 981.0 MMcm, as a result of higher Italian imports North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 1.7% in Week 12, to 981.0 MMcm, as a result of higher Italian imports.
By Verity Ratcliffe 27 March 2018 0 30167
North African pipelines flows to Europe in Week 12 North African pipelines flows to Europe in Week 12

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 1.7% week on week in Week 12, to 981.0 million cubic metres (MMcm), on higher Italian imports. Trans-Med pipeline volumes rose by 2.5%, to 480.0 MMcm, while the transit of Libyan gas to Italy via GreenStream rose 7.8%, to 120.3 MMcm. Meanwhile, deliveries from Algeria to Spain via the Maghreb-Europe pipeline fell by 1.3%, to 237.2 MMcm, and Medgaz transit decreased by 0.7%, to 143.5 MMcm.   

Medgaz pipeline

  Week 12 2018 Week 11 2018 Week 12 2017
Mon 20.7 20.8 23.1
Tue 20.7 20.6 23.0
Wed 20.5 20.6 23.1
Thu 20.8 20.7 23.1
Fri 20.6 20.7 23.3
Sat 19.8 20.6 22.3
Sun 20.4 20.7 23.1
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