Weather will dictate timing for Groningen phase-out

Dutch Economy Minister Eric Wiebes says he wants to halt production at Groningen by 2030, but the speed of the field's decline will depend on the weather Dutch Economy Minister Eric Wiebes says he wants to halt production at Groningen by 2030, but the speed of the field's decline will depend on the weather.
By Silvia Favasuli 5 April 2018 0 30294
Groningen output reduction scenarios

Gas production from the Netherlands’ Groningen field will be reduced to below 12 billion cubic metres per year by around 2021 and be cut to zero by 2030. Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Eric Wiebes reported on the plans in a letter to parliament last week. The speed at which Groningen’s output will be reduced will depend on weather conditions. A series of warm winters would mean the Dutch government would cap production at 12 bcm/y...

Log in or register for a free trial to continue reading this article

Already a subscriber?

If you already have a subscription, sign in to continue reading this article.

Log me in

Not a subscriber?

Sign up for 7-day trial access to this and more premium content. It's free.

Sign up now